Africa Health Officials Call for Children to Return to School

August 20, 2020 0

Experts from the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund say it’s urgent and essential that children across the African continent return to school soon, and safely. To that end, the U.N. agencies have formulated guide…

Students Become Neighbors Time Zones Apart

February 10, 2020 0

WASHINGTON – Relatively few students in the U.S. have opportunities to study abroad, says Mohamed Abdel-Kader, executive director of the Stevens Initiative, a public-private partnership based at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.Some estimates rig…

Growing Outcry in Ethiopia Over Abducted University Students

January 27, 2020 0

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopians are expressing anger and frustration over several university students, most of them female, who remain missing after their kidnapping two months ago.A growing social media campaign echoes the (hash)BringBackOurGirls activism in…

Inside Campus Fortresses, Hong Kong Students Prep for Battle

November 16, 2019 0

HONG KONG – Student protesters are barricading themselves at universities across Hong Kong, stockpiling makeshift weapons and turning campuses into what look like war zones. It marks a dangerous new phase in Hong Kong’s 5-month-old anti-government prot…