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October 27, 2007
Chief Illiniwek has not yet left the campus. Months after the University of Illinois decided to retire the mascot officially, banning him from university activities, the image of Chief Illiniwek, a buckskin-clad American Indian, was allowed to return to an event during homecoming celebrations this weekend on the Urbana-Champaign campus.
Article Source: New York Times
October 12, 2007
India's universities are suffering from an acute faculty shortage, with some institutions unable to fill as many as 35 percent of their positions. From the country's elite Indian Institutes of Technology to regional engineering colleges, the dearth of professors has led to overcrowded classrooms, student discontent, and deep concerns about how India can handle a planned expansion of the higher-education system.
Article Source: Chronicle of Higher Education
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August 22, 2007
The percentage of patents filed by foreigners living in the U.S. has tripled in the past decade - yet the tight cap on permanent visas may force entrepreneurs back home to create rival companies in China, India and elsewhere, according to a study.
Article Source: Associated Press
August 16, 2007
With the recent influx of Saudi Arabian students sponsored by their government, many American campuses have scrambled to become more attractive to this growing cohort. Very suddenly, says Susan Sutton, associate dean for the Office of International Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, “There became a visible Middle Eastern presence when we hadn’t had such a presence in awhile.”
Article Source: Inside Higher Ed
May 30, 2007
Coca-Cola Co. drinks including Sprite and Dasani water will stop being sold at Smith College in Massachusetts after a committee of students and faculty opposed the company's practices in Colombia and India.
Article Source: Bloomberg News