WENR, January/February 2003: Asia/Pacific

AUSTRALIA Purdue Team Helping Rebuild Afghan Higher Education A Purdue University graduate and two faculty members recently returned from Kabul after participating in ongoing efforts to rebuild higher education in Afghanistan. Graduate student Wasim Anwar, engineering faculty member Ray Eberts and professor of agricultural economics…

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WENR, November/December 2002: Asia/Pacific

Regional News  Asia/Pacific  Degree Mills Update For an extensive guide to active, emerging and recent degree mills and officially unaccredited universities, compiled from original research by the Higher Education Supplement of The Australian Newspaper, visit the Bogus Institutions Web site. AFGHANISTAN Police Reaction to Student…

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WENR, July/August 2002: Asia/Pacific

Regional News  Asia/Pacific  Online Post-MBA Program to Begin in 2003 Athabasca University’s Center for Innovative Management has announced a world partnership for the development and delivery of an online, post-MBA international business program. Joining Canada’s Athabasca University in the program are Deakin University in Australia,…

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WENR, May/June 2002: Asia/Pacific

 Asia/Pacific  AUSTRALIA Online Program Covers Aboriginal Group’s Language, Culture Northern Territory University in Darwin has created a distance-education program to teach students one of the world’s oldest aboriginal languages. The program began this year, and some 50 students are currently enrolled, the majority of whom…

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WENR, May/June 2002: Russia & CIS

Russia & The Commonwealth of Independent States  AZERBAIJAN Veil Banned at Universities Baku State University and the Azerbaijan State Medical University are among the handful of institutions in Azerbaijan that have banned female students from wearing the headscarf on campus. Although the universities claim to…

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