The Confucius Institute Headquarters released its updated guidelines for Mandarin teachers worldwide on Wednesday in a bid to make them simpler and more practical.
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Grades earned by many students at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will soon factor in “soft skills,” such as whether they show up for class on time or work well in groups.
What's the environmental cost of a pair of sneakers? Here's what the real footprint looks like.
The University of Oklahoma enrolls more National Merit scholars than any other public university, leaving some to question the role of academic scholarships.
A new species of small nocturnal primate has been discovered by scientists in Borneo.
Between the introduction of the MOOC (the ‘Massive Open Online Course’), and the explosive growth in the number of online offerings, all eyes were on higher ed. In the past twelve months, students [...]
After weeks of anticipation bordering on media frenzy, Pope Benedict solemnly put his finger to a computer tablet device on Wednesday and tried to send his first tweet - but something
UK Home Secretary Theresa May today announced more major changes to the immigration system to ensure that student visas are not a “backdoor route” to working in Britain.
The Global Mail investigates how Australian authorities are co-operating with corrupt local authorities who bend the law to keep would-be refugees trapped in a country that they desperately want to escape.
Tenure disputes are hardly rare. What makes James C. Wetherbe’s case unique is that he’s not fighting for tenure, but against it.