World Jan 16, 2019

Egypt university overturns expulsion of student over hug

An Egyptian university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy in the conservative country. The young man appeared in a video carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a woman ...

Higher education keeps overreaching

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Apr 8, 2017

Higher education keeps overreaching

by Philip Brasor

Since the mid-2000s, the number of Japanese people who turn 18 in a given year has remained constant at about 1.2 million. That will change with the high school graduating class of 2018, which will be smaller than the class of 2017. This eventuality, though ...

Editorials Jan 3, 2017

State-sponsored scholarships

The launch of government-sponsored university scholarships for financially challenged students is a meaningful first step, but it needs to be expanded.

Mensa member from 4, California boy set to enter university at age 12

World May 23, 2016

Mensa member from 4, California boy set to enter university at age 12

A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18. Tanishq Abraham has been ...