Japan-backed university in Egypt marks fifth anniversary

May 21, 2015

Japan-backed university in Egypt marks fifth anniversary

An Egyptian university set up in partnership with Japan to promote research and education in science and technology held a ceremony marking its fifth anniversary on Wednesday. The Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST) opened in Alexandria in 2010 with postgraduate programs in ...

Asian groups file complaint over Harvard's admission practices

May 16, 2015

Asian groups file complaint over Harvard's admission practices

An alliance of Asian-American groups Friday filed a federal complaint against Harvard University, saying that school and other Ivy League institutions are using racial quotas to admit students other than high-scoring Asians. More than 60 Chinese, Indian, Korean and Pakistani groups came together for ...

College campuses studying on borrowed time

Apr 25, 2015

College campuses studying on borrowed time

by Daisuke Kikuchi

University students are taking out massive loans to pay for their tertiary education and generally end up facing a crippling repayment timetable that is impossible to service. We examine the alarming state of student debt and what is being done to improve conditions for ...

Apr 2, 2015

Johns Hopkins sued over sexually transmitted disease study

More than 750 plaintiffs are suing the Johns Hopkins Hospital System Corp. over its role in a series of medical experiments in Guatemala in the 1940s and 1950s during which subjects were deliberately infected with venereal diseases without their consent. The lawsuit in Baltimore ...