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THE From Where I Sit

Economists’ ivory tower isolation is not an option Subscription

25 September 2014

In Germany as elsewhere, says Brian Bloch, the economic crisis has shown the limitations of neoclassical economics

Does boot camp have a place on campus? Subscription

18 September 2014

Hong Bing considers whether compulsory military training in Chinese universities has a place in the modern world

The small university with big international reach Subscription

11 September 2014

Valparaiso University’s message of knowledge, understanding and faith means that it attracts a global student base, says Alan Ruby

Japan’s women have got the get-up-and-go Subscription

4 September 2014

Women show more willingness than men to take up scholarships to study abroad, says Brian Christian

The systematisation of higher education in the US Subscription

28 August 2014

Consolidation may bring greater efficiencies but the process is one yielding mixed blessings, writes Howard P. Segal

Retiring from academic life Subscription

21 August 2014

US public institutions of higher education remain inept at preparing staff for life after work, says Lee Maril

Divergence from England’s higher education ethos has delivered results for Scotland Subscription

14 August 2014

The referendum is a chance to reinforce the Scottish higher education sector’s uniquely innovative identity

Bar-Ilan’s disturbing defence of one of its own Subscription

7 August 2014

Why would a university stand by Mordechai Kedar after his abhorrent comments about rape as a terror deterrent? asks Neve Gordon

Gut reaction: it all comes out right in the end Subscription

31 July 2014

Brian Bloch on the unexpected success of Darm mit Charme, by Giulia Enders, a book about our intestines

Countdown to the Scottish referendum: ensure a global outlook is continued Subscription

24 July 2014

Ferdinand von Prondzynski on the importance of the international nature of Scotland’s academy, no matter how the vote goes

Norway’s quiet revolution Subscription

17 July 2014

Linking human rights and education in a revised Constitution has huge implications for those training teachers, says Audrey Osler

Shanghai journalism students prepare to make waves Subscription

10 July 2014

Oriental Morning Post editor spells out challenges of changing media landscape, says Hong Bing

Bologna and the states of limbo Subscription

3 July 2014

What might be done to support higher education systems in regions that are not recognised as states? asks Anne Corbett

Beyond the limits of traditional learning Subscription

26 June 2014

Teaching and learning innovations could help resolve the challenges facing higher education, says Joseph Aoun

Terrorism awareness begins at home Subscription

19 June 2014

Teachers can reveal the history of domestic terrorism and address its impact, says Lee Maril

A plague of tapeworm sentences Subscription

12 June 2014

Brian Bloch ponders the convoluted tangle that permeates scholarly German writing

Tables arrangements may be a distraction Subscription

5 June 2014

Focus on league tables could shift Middle Eastern universities from honourable priorities, argues Cesar Wazen

Welsh research: punching above its weight Subscription

29 May 2014

Wales does quite well from its small research base, but it can do better, says Peter Halligan

How Saudi Arabia can create an academic oasis Subscription

22 May 2014

Philip Altbach on three problems hindering the kingdom’s institutions in their pursuit of world-class status

Beyond consumer-tourism in the Rainbow Nation Subscription

15 May 2014

Robert Appelbaum reveals the highlight of his three-month sojourn in South Africa

Countdown to the Scottish referendum: A strong showing of industry is required Subscription

8 May 2014

Ferdinand von Prondzynski stresses the importance of improving university-industry links, whatever the result

Moocs and fiscal clouds make Sunshine State shiver Subscription

1 May 2014

Alan Ruby asks academics at Florida State College at Jacksonville what they have to offer that an online course does not

A cocktail for violence Subscription

24 April 2014

Campus lifestyles and easy access to guns can create the perfect storm, say Deborah D. Rogers and Howard P. Segal

Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 puts fledgling Chinese media in spotlight Subscription

17 April 2014

The performance of the domestic press has fallen short of expectations, says Hong Bing

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