‘Hong Kong Principles’ aim to tackle ‘perverse incentives’ in metrics-based policies and university promotion criteria
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After online program management company 2U talked openly about its challenges, the company’s stock plummeted. Analysts say the company, and others like it, are down but not out.
Evidently, if you’re a dues-paying member of a California teachers’ union, you can’t check out any time you want. At least that’s what the union bosses declared.
Facebook has announced a breakthrough in its plan to create a device that allows people to type just by thinking.
Wealthy parents are giving up custody of their own children in order to receive financial aid and evade extra costs.
A State Department official says Chinese students are welcome. She also speaks of Chinese propaganda and influence activities on U.S. campuses, and of academic espionage.
David Haskell tried to promote freedom of expression at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University by working from the inside, with little to show for it.
A Simmons University professor dismissed the concept of American exceptionalism as "absurd," when commenting on the election of Boris Johnson as prime minister in the U.K.
The Chinese nationalists disrupting pro-Hong Kong democracy rallies at the University of Queensland arrived 300 strong, with a speaker to blast China’s national anthem. They deferred to a leader in a pink shirt. And their tactics included violence.
The conversation about levying taxes on carbon emissions — a controversial one in many countries and practically a third-rail no-no in the United States political arena — is heating up around the world, seemingly in lockstep with the planet itself.