On the agenda – Week 36, 2012

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6 september 2012 | Where do the U.S.’s international students of the last 62 years come from? And the new world record quantum teleportation. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: Russia closes 20 percent of its universities and exams for Olympic heroes to help them after their sporting career.

What is on the agenda for higher education stakeholders all overthe world? Every week ScienceGuide presents you with a selection ofthe most important topics and items trending in social media.

Take 1 – Internationalization

@IIEglobal: Did you know? In the last 62 years,only 7 places have been the #1 place of origin of foreign studentsin US. 

@BC_CIHE: Muslims From Abroad Are Thriving inCatholic Colleges

@theobhe: Germany ‘Blue Card’ luresforeign students


Take 2 – R&D

@idw_online_de: World record quantumteleportation over 143 kilometers

@NSF:Tigers Take the Night Shift to Coexist With People

@maxplanckpress: Advanced maternal age has noinfluence on health of adult children

@Cornell_Univ: Circuits so thin they float onwater


Take 3 – Policy

@icefmonitor: Russia closes 20 percent of its600 universities in 2014

@OECD_Edu: Exams for top athletes to help aftersporting careers

@timeshighered:  Market’has not changed university hierarchy’, asstudents look for prestige when selecting a university


…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU : Neelie Kroes pushes Delftstudents to avoid security and to take the more risky road ofentrepreneurship and innovation

@ScienceGuideEU: Multidrug resistanttuberculosis 10 times more prevalent than thought

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