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New Survey on Mapping Internationalization on US Campuses

The American Council on Education (ACE) has updated Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses, a research project that documents internationalization and global engagement at the nation’s colleges and universities. Research was conducted in 2001, 2006, and most recently in 2011. The American Council on Education has released a new study on internationalization of higher education. This report is […]

Despite Record High Unemployment Michigan Understands the Value of International Students

Despite the well documented crash of the auto industry, the state of Michigan is now looking for international students to create the next wave of innovation and economic growth. I cannot think of a more significant paradigm shift than what is described in this recent Detroit News article, that describes a shortage of highly skilled engineers. In […]

10 Australian Social Media Influencers

As higher education continues to deal with social media innovations  this article outlines how some of the social media thought leaders in Australia are using social media. The list was recommended by the Twitter community of The Guardian.  

Taiwanese Professor Says His Software Can Improve Global Rankings of Universities

Han-Lin Li, a professor at the National Chiao Tung University, has developed what he describes as “a rank simulation system for world universities”.The software will eventually be made available worldwide, possibly on a commercial basis.In a presentation on 3 November at a conference in Taipei, titled “International trends in university rankings and their impact on […]

New $30M Phd Scholarship Program in Ontario

The fight to attract  the best and brightest global  innovators is well underway.  Globalization is real  and brainpower is the major ingredient for the  innovation and competitiveness recipe.  Now Ontario  Premier Dalton McGuinty has announced a new Ontario Trillium Scholarship for international students program. The new scholarship will provide 75 of the world’s best students […]

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