College, Inc.: International education


Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Why is Northwestern University teaching journalism in Qatar?

It seems like a rather random choice for a Midwestern university’s first overseas satellite communications campus. But the ascendant institution has its reasons.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:14 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Facilities, Pedagogy | Tags:  international education

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Guest post: Colleges should be more worldly

International study is down at a time when, the author contends, colleges should be leading the way in engaging the world.

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:07 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Students, Pedagogy | Tags:  International education

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 11/15/2010

Study abroad declines for the first time ever

The number of college students studying abroad declined in the 2008-09 academic year, the first time the number has dropped in the 25 years it has been tracked by the Institute of International Education. Fewer students studied in the United...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:05 AM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings, Rankings, Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  Institute International Education, fewer students going abroad, study abroad, study abroad declines, study abroad trends