How to Rethink the Teaching of International Relations
As universities struggle to respond to the ongoing pandemic, here’s what they should focus on.
Japan Doesn’t Want to Become Another Casualty of English
English skills bring status, but the public remains stubbornly bad at learning.
The United States Can’t Afford to Turn Away Chinese Talent
Discrimination aimed at foreign students will only harm American competitiveness.
Who Needs a Coronavirus Quarantine When You Can Party in Thailand?
Australian universities are so dependent on money from Chinese students that they’re helping them circumvent travel bans and quarantines. The United States shows a better way.
China Is Winning the Race for Young Entrepreneurs
Trump’s restrictive immigration policies—along with generous incentives from Beijing—have pushed Chinese students in the United States to return to China.
Can Culture, Not Blood, Make You Italian?
A new generation of students raised and schooled in Italy are pushing to reform outdated citizenship laws that reward those with Italian bloodlines rather than people who have lived in the country all their lives.
New Data Shows Slowdown in Growth of International Students in the U.S.
The lowest growth rate in a decade could impact the bottom line for some universities.
Erdogan’s Attacks on His Old Ally Could Backfire
The Turkish president is shutting down a university to punish former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu for leaving the AKP and starting a new party, but he risks alienating precisely the voters he claims to champion.
China’s Youth Are Trapped in the Cult of Nationalism
Dreams of liberalization have clashed against the reality of successful propaganda.
It’s Hard to Commemorate 9/11 If You Don’t Understand It.
Today’s university freshmen were born after the Twin Towers fell. In the Trump era, lack of historical perspective makes young people susceptible to alarmism and more likely to misread threats.
China’s AI Dreams Aren’t for Everyone
The Chinese government has big plans for artificial intelligence. Can it make them a reality in its education system?
At Europe’s Edge, Unwanted Migrants Are Stranded in an Unrecognized Country
Scammed by opportunistic agents, African students seeking a future in the EU have ended up stuck in Northern Cyprus—some of them left for dead.
Universities Aren’t Ready for Trade War Casualties
American schools have become dependent on Chinese student money.
The Brexit-Fueled Death of the British University
For centuries, British schools were the envy of the world. Now they’re scrambling to stay alive.
Liberté! Égalité! Overcrowded, Underfunded Universities!
Can Emmanuel Macron save France's higher education system by making it more American?
How China Managed to Play Censor at a Conference on U.S. Soil
The Beijing-backed Confucius Institute offers much-needed money to American universities — but with strings attached.