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Trump makes funding threat to Berkeley over cancelled speech

Donald Trump has attacked the University of California, Berkeley, on Twitter, suggesting that the institution “does not allow free speech and practises violence on innocent people with a different point of view”.

Pa. state colleges will look at merger, closure of campuses

With falling enrollment and stagnant funding, Pennsylvania's state university system is undergoing a strategic review that could result in the merger or closure of some of its 14 campuses, according to system officials.

Campus Fallout From the Trump Order

Harvard medical students don't want fund-raiser at Mar-a-Lago. Old Dominion professor apologizes for email criticizing those who skip protests. Digital pedagogy group considers adding Canadian location for meeting. Wheaton of Massachusetts creates scholarship for refugees.

Antipsychiatry scholarship provokes academic freedom debate

The world’s first scholarship in antipsychiatry has been recognised by the University of Toronto, and the news has been met with bafflement, interest and strongly worded debate.

Chinese PhD education ‘shifted from Soviet to US model’

Chinese doctoral education has shifted from a Soviet to a US model, according to a working paper that demonstrates the growth and improvement of PhD education in the country.