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Are Chinese and Western perspectives incompatible in our post-truth times?

We make much ado of “building bridges” and “deepening understanding” between China and the West. But this is easier said…

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Former University of Illinois professor Xu Gang sued over alleged rape and other sex crimes

Three people have filed a lawsuit against disgraced Chinese curator Xú Gāng 徐钢, the former professor at the University of…

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College professor suspended for diminishing China’s ‘four great inventions’

A university professor in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, has been stripped of teaching duties for two years after students filed a…

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Peking University slammed for giving scholarship to non-Chinese-speaking Filipino

Once again, an established Chinese university is in hot water for giving what is perceived as preferential treatment to foreign…

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College Daily: Misleading Chinese students in the U.S. since 2014

College Daily (北美留学生日报 běiměi liúxuéshēng rìbào) is a Chinese-language website aimed at Chinese students in the U.S. The New Yorker’s Han…

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A campus divided: Hong Kong University students spar over city’s future

“Opportunities for friendly interactions are shrinking. I don’t want them to completely vanish.”     As protests in Hong Kong…

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Inside Emory’s crackdown on China-influenced research

On the morning of Tuesday, May 16, a postdoctoral researcher at Emory University in Atlanta arrived at his biomedical lab…

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Chinese students also victims of unethical admissions practices

The recent U.S. college admissions scandal was a big deal, but in China, cheating to get into universities abroad is…

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Chinese employers might not favor U.S. university graduates

Inside Higher Ed reports that companies in China — even foreign companies in China — prefer local university graduates for entry-level…

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Chinese react to U.S. college admissions cheating scandal

Earlier this month, the U.S. was rocked by the largest known college admissions scandal in the country’s history. Prosecutors say that…

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Open letter in support of New Zealand scholar

Scholars and China specialists around the world have signed an open letter about the harassment campaign against China scholar Anne-Marie…

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Chinese university draws controversy after sending students’ grade reports to parents

Shenzhen University in Guangdong Province has found itself embroiled by controversies around its decision to mail detailed transcripts directly to…

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Nanjing University professor under investigation for academic misconduct

Nanjing University announced today that Liáng Yíng 梁莹, a sociology professor who earned several prestigious titles such as Changjiang Scholar,…

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The future of affirmative action and Chinese-American applications to elite universities

Are more Chinese Americans about to gain admission to elite universities in the U.S.? Here’s what you need to know…

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Student leaders at some Chinese universities are taking themselves way too seriously

Amid a wave of revelations about how bureaucratic practices have taken over Chinese student groups, 41 student unions at Chinese…

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