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  • The vast majority of those students are from Iran, where undergraduate programs are known for their strength in engineering and computer sciences. The ban, which would suspend immigration from Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria and Yemen, has been blocked by federal judges. Students from Iran have helped fill graduate programs at American colleges for years,...

  • Harvard University said Tuesday that Carter is being hired as a professor and as director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, a university think tank. For Carter, the new role will be in familiar territory— he taught at Harvard from 1996 to 2009 and once led an earlier version of the Belfer Center. Harvard President Drew Faust said she is...

  • Second-graders work with Apple iPads as part of their classroom work at Park Lane Elementary school, in the Canyons School District, in Sandy, Utah.

    Education technology is expected to grow to $16 billion in just a few years, and tech giants want in on the new lesson plan.

  • LONDON— When U.S. senator John McCain told Ukrainian television that the allegedly Russian-backed breach of the Democratic National Committee's server was "an act of war," Michael Schmitt cringed. Schmitt, a professor of law at the U.S. Naval War College and University of Exeter in England, has spent years trying to defuse talk of cyberattacks, an expression used...

  • Coding for convicts

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the prison education program at San Quentin Prison where inmates are being taught coding and technology job skills.

  • The SEC said the purchases resulted in about $427,000 of profit for Darvasi and $4.5 million for Waldman, after the announcement caused shares of Jerusalem- based Mobileye to rise 28.2 percent in one day. According to the SEC, both defendants were connected to Mobileye insiders through the scientific academic community at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,...

  • The SEC said the purchases resulted in about $427,000 of profit for Darvasi and $4.5 million for Waldman, after the announcement caused shares of Jerusalem- based Mobileye to rise 28.2 percent in one day. According to the SEC, both defendants were connected to Mobileye insiders through the scientific academic community at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,...

  • Iowa State University President Steven Leath is leaving behind a record of achievements that landed him the top job at Auburn University but a history of testing ethical boundaries that earned him criticism along the way. He will begin the job in July following a closed search that angered some Auburn constituents and prompted scrutiny of his 5 ½- year Iowa...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- Puerto Rico's governor proposed measures on Monday to reduce anticipated budget cuts at the University of Puerto Rico to $241 million by fiscal year 2021, from $450 million approved by the struggling U.S. territory's fiscal oversight board. The measures, outlined by Governor Ricardo Rossello in a letter to the board, include transferring to...

  • LONDON— Sam Schwarzkopf, a German neuroscientist at University College London, was startled to receive a letter from the British government telling him that his application for permanent residence had been rejected and he should prepare to leave the U.K.. As a European Union citizen, he is legally entitled to live in Britain, and last year's decision by U.K....

  • BOSTON— Boston College's chancellor, the Rev. He was Boston College's longest-serving president. "Monan devoted more than four decades of his life to Boston College, playing a decisive role in its reorganization and increased recognition in American higher education," Leahy said in a statement.

  • BOSTON— Students are developing a virtual reality game based on James Joyce's ponderous tome "Ulysses" as part of a class at Boston College. The goal of "Joycestick" is to expose new audiences to the works of one of Ireland's most celebrated authors, as well as to give a glimpse of how virtual reality can be used to enhance literature, said Joseph Nugent, the Boston...

  • For-profit education stocks benefiting from Trump bump

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on what the 2017 budget blueprint could mean for education.

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- University of Southern California economics professor Raphael Bostic has been named president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve bank, breaking the Fed's longstanding color barrier at the top of its network of regional institutions. As an assistant secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development from 2009 to 2012 he...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- University of Southern California economics professor Raphael Bostic has been named president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve bank, breaking the Fed's longstanding color barrier at the top of its network of regional institutions. He replaces Dennis Lockhart, whose retirement in February touched off a nationwide search that drew broad...

  • WASHINGTON, March 13- University of Southern California economics professor Raphael Bostic has been named president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve bank, breaking the Fed's longstanding color barrier at the top of its network of regional institutions. He replaces Dennis Lockhart, whose retirement in February touched off a nationwide search that drew broad...

  • A boy looks out from a window of his home in the border town of Jarablus, Syria.

    Syrian children suffered the most war-related violations in 2016 as the civil war waged on for the sixth year, a UNICEF report showed.

  • Students cycle past the central main building on campus at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

    China's education minister said that university ideology classes should appeal more to younger people, the SCMP reports.

  • Children point to a world map in a school in Albuera, Leyte, the Philippines.

    The Ayala Corporation has made a push to invest in businesses that could play a major role in shaping the country's "social infrastructure."

  • ZURICH, March 1- Novartis is making progress in its bid to catch rivals developing drugs that harness the immune system to fight cancer, one of its top research scientists and latest recruit from Harvard University told Reuters in an interview. Peter Hammerman joined the Swiss firm in late 2016, becoming the fourth leading cancer scientist to be poached in...