International Education in the News

Study: International Students Outpace Americans in STEM Degrees
Pew Research Center analysis looks at growth in various academic departments. More than half of U.S. doctoral degrees in engineering and computer and information sciences are conferred to international students. — NBC News

U.S. Universities on Symbolic Visit to Iran
The visit revives what were once strong academic links. According to IIE President Allan Goodman interviewed for the article, the university sector has often led bridge-building initiatives between countries "before full diplomatic relations have been restored." — BBC

Balance of Power Tilting Toward China - Asia University Rankings 2015 Results
Japan has 19 universities in the prestigious top 100, down from 20 last year; mainland China now has 21 representatives, up from 18. — Times Higher Education