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With recent revelations about the Stuxnet and Flame attacks, threats in the digital universe are becoming more urgent. To defend themselves, governments, businesses and individuals will need to decipher one of the most complex, man-made environments on Earth: cyberspace.
Memories of the Tiananmen massacres are refusing to fade, despite the Communist Party's 23-year efforts to airbrush them from history.
Class sizes have increased, courses have been cut and tuition has been raised — repeatedly.
The Belo Monte dam, now under construction in the Amazon, is heralded as an abundant power source for Brazil’s burgeoning economy.
A colonial-themed event at a university has resurrected an uneasy past.
Richard Nixon is long dead and his henchmen long finished with their prison terms, but Watergate’s legacy lives on.
When it comes to the internationalization of higher education, the Russian Bear has remained in hibernation.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has poured more than $4 billion into efforts to transform public education in the U.S., is pushing to develop an engagement pedometer.
Egypt's supreme court ruled on Thursday to dissolve the Islamist-led parliament, plunging a troubled transition to democracy into turmoil just two days before an election to replace ousted