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Berwari: Akar's visit to Iraq and Bashur signals a great war
ANF - 2021-01-20 13:42
Duhok University lecturer Kamuran Berwari stated that the visit of Turkish special war staffs Hulusi Akar, Yaşar Güler and Hakan Fidan to Baghdad and then to Hewlêr signaled a new attack against the PKK. ...
Boğaziçi University academics continue to protest the trustee
ANF - 2021-01-18 16:43
Boğaziçi University academics continued their protests against the appointment of AKP's Melih Bulu as trustee rector. ...
Students in Mainz express solidarity with Boğaziçi University struggle
ANF - 2021-01-18 09:32
JXK and YXK activists and anti-fascist internationals held a solidarity action with Boğaziçi University students in Mainz. ...
The global death toll from the coronavirus has topped 2 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data
Yahoo - 2021-01-15 22:09
Turkish university protests continue over Erdoğan-appointed rector – POLITICO
Politico - 2021-01-15 17:00
Project on gender violence between German and Rojava universities
ANF - 2021-01-15 13:16
The Department of Social Sciences of the Emden / Leer university and the Jineoloji department of the Rojava University ended a semester of work on gender violence. ...
Noam Chomksy opens Rojava University Freedom Lectures
ANF - 2021-01-15 10:38
Today linguist Noam Chomsky will inaugurate the the Rojava Freedom lecture series at the Rojava University in Qamishlo. ...
Basque organization in solidarity with university students in Turkey
ANF - 2021-01-14 09:15
“From the Basque internationalists we commit ourselves to echo the struggle and to bring it to the young fighters of Euskal Herria so that we build internationalist bridges among the people,” says Basque internationalist organization Askapena. ...
5 detained as police attack students' protest in Ankara
ANF - 2021-01-13 14:37
Ankara police attacked action for Deniz Baran Erbudak, whose leg was broken during the Boğaziçi University protests. 5 students were detained in the crackdown. ...
Turkey: Dozens arrested as students protest Erdogan university pick | NRS-Import | DW | 06.01.2021
DW - 2021-01-13 01:53
University students protest in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir
ANF - 2021-01-12 20:35
Once again, students have taken to the streets in several cities in Turkey to protest the government's appointment of rectors and encroachment on academic autonomy. ...
Turkish President Erdoğan accuses local politician, university students of terrorism - Stockholm Center for Freedom
Stockholmcf - 2021-01-12 19:49
A sad indictment on the current, deplorable state of higher education
AEI - 2021-01-12 00:04
From an advertisement at the University of California-Davis for an assistant professor of sustainable aquaculture and coastal systems: As one of the country’s leading R1 institutions, UC Davis seeks candidates with exceptional potential for research, teac ...
Eleven people detained in East Kurdistan in two days
ANF - 2021-01-11 12:16
Iranian state forces have detained at least 11 university students and civil society activists in the past two days in Eastern Kurdistan. ...
The Trump Tapes vs the Nixon Tapes | BU Today | Boston University
BU - 2021-01-11 00:37
JXK/YXK calls for solidarity with Boğaziçi students
ANF - 2021-01-10 15:26
The Kurdish student associations JXK and YXK call for solidarity with the resistance at Boğaziçi University and to smash fascism together. ...
Protests grow against demolition of Tamil liberation struggle memorial
ANF - 2021-01-10 11:21
Jaffna university rector ordered destruction of Mullivaikkal memorial commemorating the lives lost during the Tamil liberation struggle. ...
University students vow to continue their struggle
ANF - 2021-01-08 20:21
All students detained in the Boğaziçi protests were released on the condition of judicial control. The students, who were greeted with applause and slogans in front of Çağlayan Courthouse said that the struggle continues. ...
Detained Turkish students 'beaten' after Istanbul University prot
Alaraby - 2021-01-07 23:03
Turkish unions stand in solidarity with students after police oppression in protests over Bogazici University rector appointment | Morning Star
Morningstaronline - 2021-01-07 22:53
Istanbul university students clash with police over rector appointment | Turkey | The Guardian
The Guardian - 2021-01-07 09:35
Strip search and visit ban imposed on detained Boğaziçi students
ANF - 2021-01-06 13:52
HDP Deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu said that the detained students from Boğaziçi University were strip searched. Human Rights Association (IHD) co-chair Eren Keskin revealed that she was deterred from meeting with the protesting students. ...
HDP stands by students and staff at Boğaziçi University
ANF - 2021-01-06 11:38
HDP expressed solidarity with the students and university staff protesting the appointment by presidential decree of the new rector of Boğaziçi University. ...
Police detain more students after Boğaziçi rector appointment
ANF - 2021-01-06 09:22
New detentions of students protesting the appointment of AKP's Melih Bulu as trustee rector to Boğaziçi University carried out this morning. The Governor has banned actions and activities in Beşiktaş and Sarıyer. ...
Turkish police clash with students protesting Erdogan-appointed university head | Arab News
Arabnews - 2021-01-05 13:02
Academics at Boğaziçi University protest appointment of rector
ANF - 2021-01-05 12:40
Boğaziçi University academics protested the appointment of AKP's Melih Bulu as rector. ...
Several students taken into custody after protesting new rector
ANF - 2021-01-05 09:24
Boğaziçi University students who protested the "trustee rector" were taken into custody after raiding on their homes. ...
Noam Chomsky will open Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series
ANF - 2021-01-05 08:46
Noam Chomsky to open Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series organised by the University of Rojava. ...
Students protest Erdogan’s ‘anti-democratic’ appointment of new rector to Turkish university
Rûdaw - 2021-01-05 01:50
Columbia University's Heyman Center to Celebrate Release of Mouradian's 'The Resistance Network'
Armenianweekly - 2021-01-04 23:32
Students protest against appointment of university rector
ANF - 2021-01-04 20:12
Hundreds of students in Istanbul have protested against the appointment of a new rector for the renowned Boğaziçi University by President Erdoğan. Police used tear gas and water cannons, and two students were forcibly arrested. ...
The year in review: 2020 at AUK
The American University of Kurdistan - 2021-01-01 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – December 31st, 2020 – The American University of Kurdistan, like all other institutions, has had an unexpected and challenging year. However, full of accomplishments, celebrations, and achievements. 2020 has been a difficult year ...
There's a 'palpable sense of excitement' for Kamala Harris pick as VP: Howard University President Emeritus
Yahoo - 2020-12-30 02:48
Tomi Lahren: Shame on the New York Times and University of Tennessee for fueling cancel culture
Yahoo - 2020-12-29 21:19
These Are Some Climate Stories That Flew Under the Radar in 2020
John Bolton - 2020-12-28 17:15
Read time: 9 minsAt the start of December 2020, U.N. Secretary General António Guterres spoke at Columbia University, appearing not before a packed auditorium as in years past, but before a “virtual” audience, making his annual State of the Planet address ...
A dissident women’s studies Ph.D. speaks out on the dangers of critical social justice ideology
AEI - 2020-12-28 00:02
Some excerpts from the essay by Samantha Jones (pseudonym) “The University as the Woke Mission Field: A Dissident Women’s Studies Ph.D. Speaks Out“: I have a Ph.D. in Women’s Studies, but I’m not woke anymore. I write under a pseudonym because, if my coll ...
Howard University: The place that shaped Kamala Harris
Yahoo - 2020-12-26 21:21
President Reagan on why freedom is key to maximizing human potential and prosperity
AEI - 2020-12-23 00:04
Thinking about the possibilities of what may come and what is needed to make them happen recalls President Reagan’s great speech to the students of Moscow State University in 1988. The post President Reagan on why freedom is key to maximizing human potent ...
Baltimore Buzz: A Former University Of Maryland Terrapin Is On The Front Cover Of ESPN The Magazine!
Yahoo - 2020-12-18 10:51
University Park Police Sergeant Found Dead After Going Missing While Duck Hunting
Yahoo - 2020-12-18 07:29
Kamala Harris campaigns at Shaw University
Yahoo - 2020-12-17 08:48
University of Arizona professors aim to cure cancer with new technology
Yahoo - 2020-12-16 20:20
Salafists disguised as students soon at Dersim University?
ANF - 2020-12-15 12:36
For the summer semester 2021, more than 600 international students have been admitted to a degree program at the state Munzur University in Dersim. The Alevi-Kurdish province, however, is concerned about the composition of the students. ...
AUK’s Fall 2020 Professional Development Webinars
The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-12-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – December 13th, 2020 – Faculty members of the American University of Kurdistan have taken professional development workshops on programmatic accreditation and creating a culture of continuous assessment and improvement. In the fir ...
Dozens of students living in fraternity houses near the University of Washington test positive for coronavirus
MSN - 2020-12-12 15:35
William congratulates Oxford University over vaccine breakthrough
Yahoo - 2020-12-11 20:31
Founder of Johns Hopkins University was a slave-owner, school reveals | Daily Mail Online
Dailymail - 2020-12-10 06:15
Johns Hopkins was a slave owner, university reveals | US news | The Guardian
The Guardian - 2020-12-10 03:28
Growing calls to address anti-Black racism at University of Windsor
Yahoo - 2020-12-09 07:58
The pervasive proliferation of preferred pronouns in higher education
AEI - 2020-12-09 03:17
In the process of filing a Title IX complaint with the Office for Civil Rights against Georgia State University for its illegal, discriminatory, single-sex, female-only “WomenLead: Empowering Women to Lead” program, I came across the preferred pronoun lis ...
Kabul University attack: Fears for mental health one month on
BBC - 2020-12-08 01:16
One month after the Kabul University attack, students worry about the impact it's had on their mental health. ...
Hong Kong: 'Secession' arrests after Chinese University protest
BBC - 2020-12-08 00:05
Police accuse protesters of urging independence, as a harsh security law continues to be imposed. ...
Armenia Needs The US Now More Than Ever | New University
Newuniversity - 2020-12-07 09:36
"Turquía es un régimen patriarcal", dice la profesora Mary Davis
ANF - 2020-12-07 08:14
La profesora Mary Davis, de la Royal Holloway University de Londres, habla sobre el feminicidio en Turquía y el Reino Unido,el Convenio de Estambul, el movimiento de mujeres kurdas y los movimientos de mujeres en Europa. ...
'Turkey is a patriarchal regime', says Profesor Mary Davis
ANF - 2020-12-06 09:34
Prof. Mary Davis talked, of Royal Holloway University in London, speaks about femicide in Turkey and the UK, the Istanbul Convention, the Kurdish women's movement, and the women's movements in Europe. ...
Second Shipment of PPE donations mobilized by AUK arrive in Kurdistan
The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-12-06 02:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region – September 6th, 2020 – At a press conference at the Erbil International Airport alongside KRG’s Minister of Health, Dr. Saman Barzanji, the President of The American University of Kurdistan, Dr. Randall Rhodes, announced the arriv ...
PBS to air Armenian genocide documentary co-written by Brandywine instructor | Penn State University
PSU - 2020-12-05 01:43
Howard University Shaped Kamala Harris' Path To Political Heights | NCPR News
Northcountrypublicradio - 2020-12-04 21:40
Walter E. Williams, R.I.P.
AEI - 2020-12-03 06:17
It’s been widely reported today that George Mason University economics professor and syndicated columnist Walter E. Williams passed away yesterday (December 1) at the age of 84. My career as an economist and my decision to study economics for five years a ...
2021 Spring Semester Classes will Remain Online
The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-12-02 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – December 1st, 2020 – The American University of Kurdistan will continue in the online teaching modality for spring semester 2021 to ensure the safety of all members of its campus community. After deliberations with representative ...
Islamic State in Afghanistan is a Major Threat
E-Kurd - 2020-12-01 01:19
Manish Rai | Ekurd.net Islamic State claimed responsibility for some major attacks in Afghanistan recently including Kabul University and rocket attacks in the capital Kabul. The terror outfit has carried out some of the most gruesome attacks in recent ti ...
Smith leads Belmont past Queens University 73-61
Yahoo - 2020-11-29 11:04
International Conference on “Armenians of Iraq” at Haigazian University • MassisPost
Massispost - 2020-11-28 06:01
Rojava University graduates work in AANES institutions
ANF - 2020-11-26 14:38
Rojava University graduates start to work for Autonomous Administration institutions in areas related to their branches. ...
Fresno Pacific University to continue virtual learning for spring semester
Yahoo - 2020-11-26 14:17
Falwell set to get $10.5 million in compensation as he leaves Liberty University
MSN - 2020-11-25 10:27
Joe Biden's best friend could be a GOP Senate: University of Maryland business professor
Yahoo - 2020-11-24 18:28
Fitchburg State University Mourns Loss Of Freshman Desmond Clayton
Yahoo - 2020-11-24 13:23
Kamala Harris says to ‘vote as if your life, your choice depends on it,’ at Shaw University
Yahoo - 2020-11-22 20:12
Kobanê university continues to provide online education
ANF - 2020-11-22 13:07
Kobanê University, which started online education after the curfew declared due to the increase in the coronavirus cases in Kobanê, will continue to provide online education throughout the emergency situation. ...
How the Yazidi perceive the Responsibility to Protect and the Actions of the International Community
The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-11-20 02:03
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – October 10th, 2020 – The American University of Kurdistan’s Center for Peace and Human Security (CPHS) has published a study (After Genocide: How the Yazidi Perceive the Responsibility to Protect and the Actions of the I ...
Assessment of knowledge, attitudes, and practices toward COVID-19 virus among university students in Kurdistan region, Iraq: Online cross-sectional study - Docwire News
Docwirenews - 2020-11-19 22:41
The U.S. Government grants AUK with $4 million to support American-Style Higher Education.
The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-11-19 02:01
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – October 12th – U.S. Consul General to Kurdistan Region, Rob Waller, and President of The American University of Kurdistan (AUK), Dr. Randall Rhodes, announced the successful award of a $4 million grant to AUK within a press conf ...
Armenian Student Association seeks ASI denouncement of Azerbaijan’s actions, university solidarity | The Poly Post
Thepolypost - 2020-11-17 16:38
The art of opposition in Erdoğan’s Turkey | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne
Unimelb - 2020-11-17 03:41
Stratford University at Risk of Losing Accreditation – NBC4 Washington
Nbcwashington - 2020-11-08 08:15
Afghanistan conflict: Fighting for a future in a war without end
BBC - 2020-11-08 01:20
The young Afghans symbolising hope who were attacked in the assault on Kabul University. ...
Palo Alto Paying Over $20,000 Annually to Natural Gas Trade Group Fighting Climate Action
John Bolton - 2020-11-07 01:55
Read time: 9 minsNearly a year ago, the city of Palo Alto — home to Stanford University and the unofficial capital of Silicon Valley — joined a handful of other California cities in enacting an all-electric building mandate. City leaders touted the new la ...
Faculty and Alumni Demand that University of Arizona Kick Koch Money Off Campus
John Bolton - 2020-11-07 01:55
Read time: 5 minsThis week, Kochs Off Campus!, a grassroots organisation of faculty members and alumni at the University of Arizona and local Tucson residents, staged a day of action to highlight the encroachment of corporate influences on public institut ...
Kurdish academic fired from Turkish university over 2014 interviews with Kurdish officials | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-11-07 00:11
Quotation of the day on universities dragging America back toward a more primitive state…
AEI - 2020-11-06 00:09
…. is from John Ellis’s (professor emeritus of German literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz) Wall Street Journal op-ed on Tuesday “Woke Universities Lead America to a Primitive State” (sub-titled “Higher education now stands for mob rule, ...
University of Mosul’s Central Library
The Global Coalition - 2020-11-04 01:45
8,000 books. 100,000 manuscripts. 1 million references. All destroyed by Daesh. @UNDP & @UNESCO vowed to see @UniversityofMos's Library rebuilt, working with the Iraqi Government. The world will work to #ProtectCulturalHeritage & restore Mosul #Library f ...
Kabul University: 22 dead, more wounded as gunmen storm campus
BBC - 2020-11-03 02:21
Islamic State claims responsibility for the attack, which targeted the university on the day of a book fair. ...
AUK announces 48 + 25 new scholarships and a 15% discount on tuition fees
The American University of Kurdistan - 2020-11-03 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region – October 1st, 2020 – The American University of Kurdistan announces the reduction of its tuition fees by 15%, the offering of 48 scholarships funded by the United States Department of State and 25 more scholarships for Nursing stu ...
Quotation of the day on college presidents feeding the beast of adolescent narcissism and self-pity at their peril….
AEI - 2020-10-29 00:04
…. is from Heather Mac Donald’s City Journal article “Waking to the Woke“: Since June, a group of Northwestern University students has demanded that the school disband its campus police force and sever ties with the Evanston, Illinois police department. O ...
US gives $4m to American University of Kurdistan | MENAFN.COM
Menafn - 2020-10-26 06:17
Alumna shares her journey from reporter to Spotify chief content and advertising business officer | FIU News - Florida International University
FIU - 2020-10-14 08:08
Institute of Sociology opens at Rojava University
ANF - 2020-10-12 10:12
The Institute of Sociology was opened at Rojava University. ...
Rudaw: French-Iranian academic temporarily released from Tehran prison, placed under house arrest
Justice for Kurds - 2020-10-05 01:06
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — A French-Iranian academic jailed on security charges has been temporarily released from a Tehran prison, her lawyer announced on Saturday. Fariba Adelkhah, an anthropologist at the prestigious Sciences-Po university in Paris, was ...
‘Lies at the heart of identity politics’…..
AEI - 2020-10-04 00:08
…. is the title of an excellent article by Philip Carl Salzman, emeritus Professor of Anthropology at McGill University, perhaps the best article every written on identity politics, at least the best article I’ve ever read! Here are some excerpts (emphasi ...
Carleton University denounces detention of Canadian PhD candidate in Turkey
Iheartradio - 2020-09-29 23:21
Carleton University denounces detention of Canadian PhD candidate in Turkey | CTV News
Ctvnews - 2020-09-29 19:59
Columbia University Hosts Webinar on the Targeting of Religious Minorities in Turkey - Archon News Article - Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Archons - 2020-09-26 03:43
CSUN University receives $3 million anonymous gift to support Armenian studies – Public Radio of Armenia
Armradio - 2020-09-24 21:45
Academic fired from Istanbul Commerce University for giving Kurdish assignment - Stockholm Center for Freedom
Stockholmcf - 2020-09-18 17:16
Budget 2016: University fee deregulation scrapped but universities still facing big cuts - Federal Budget 2016 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
ABC - 2020-09-15 17:47
Rector hires daughter of Tusba trustee despite low score in test
ANF - 2020-09-15 10:13
Salih Akman of the AKP, who was appointed mayor in Tusba municipality (Van), recruited 7 people with his own surname and then had his daughter taken to Van Yüzüncü Yıl University as a physiotherapist. ...
European Court President Receives Honorary Doctorate from Istanbul University | Asbarez.com
Asbarez - 2020-09-09 06:31
Criticized for Accepting Degree from Turkish University - Iceland Monitor
MBL - 2020-09-08 01:00
Rojava’s revolutionary university
Green Left Weekly - 2020-09-04 00:56
EducationImperialism & warInternational solidarityMiddle EastANF EnglishIssue 1279RojavaAutonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES)September 3, 2020Rojava University, one of the greatest achievements of the July 19 Rojava Revolution, was est ...