Posts Tagged ‘universities’

Surveillance on Campus: Universities Give Students Tools to Report on Each Other’s COVID Violations or “Bias Incidents”

By Katelynn Richardson Many universities supply tools that allow students to report their peers for incidents involving speech or COVID-19 protocols. Several American colleges also use digital technology to track students’ social media activity and COVID-19 testing frequencies. Michigan State University provides students with reporting system to achieve what the school describes as a “safe […]

Taliban: Women Can Study In Gender-Segregated Universities With Dress Code

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gender-segregated and Islamic dress is compulsory, the Taliban government’s new higher education minister said Sunday. The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan’s new […]

Statement of Non-Compliance with Mandatory Vaccination in Canadian Universities

Posted on August 24, 2021 by martyrashrakat ZERO ANTHROPOLOGY August 23, 2021 Eva Bartlett First it was not even a university, but Seneca College. Then it was the University of Ottawa. Then Carleton University, the University of Western Ontario, and the University of Toronto. Now it is almost every university in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. […]

CDC, Universities are Paying Students to be Vaccine Influencers

By Katelynn Richardson Students can become paid COVID vaccine influencers through a new Student Social Media Engagement Campaign program. The campaign recruits students to ‘combat vaccine misinformation and build vaccine confidence within their campus communities’ through TikTok, Instagram, and other platforms. In partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American College […]

160 Academics Urge EU to Ban “Israeli” Universities Complicit in Tel Aviv Crimes

July 23, 2021 By Staff, Agencies One-hundred and sixty academics from 21 countries demand that the European Union exclude all “Israeli” academic institutions complicit in the regime’s violation of international law and the rights of Palestinians from the EU’s taxpayer-funded research programs. This is according to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa quoting a press […]

Iranian universities among world’s top in biotechnology

Iranian universities among world’s top in biotechnology – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A total of 7 Iranian universities have been listed among the world’s top in biotechnology subject, according to the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS). Tabriz University of Medical Science, Islamic Azad University, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, University of Tehran, Isfahan University […]

US Congressman Urges Universities to Cancel Planned Webinar With Terrorist Leila Khaled

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.). Photo: Wikimedia Commons. US Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-CO) has urged the heads of UC Merced and San Francisco State University to cancel a webinar planned for April 23 featuring Leila Khaled — a member of the US-designated terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) – as a speaker. “I […]

Universities Concerned Vaccine Rollout Will Delay Return of International Students

Australian university sector executives are worried the delayed vaccine rollout will hinder international students’ returning to the country. “There’s no way the $40 billion-a-year (US$30.5 billion) industry could withstand the loss of a third academic year next year,” Phil Honeywood, CEO of ‎International Education Association of Australia, told The Age. The recent change in medical […]

Boycott the Universities!

Boycott the Universities! Tap News / Tapestry If you want to actually learn things, you are going to have to find some other ways to do it. I would suggest a library pass, an Ebay account, and an Abebooks account. You need some old books, written before the modern age. Rutgers and Cornell, as well […]

Rise of antisemitism in American universities demands action

A wave of antisemitic behavior hit the University of Connecticut this year, culminating in a graffitied Swastika and hateful comments over the weekend. Another swastika and “SS” symbol were painted on one of the buildings in the Storrs campus on Tuesday. This is the seventh Jewish hate crime the university has experienced in 2021. While […]

Israeli universities make global Top 100 list in religious studies

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Oil Ministry to conduct 42 research projects in collaboration with universities

TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Ministry plans to conduct 42 major projects in collaboration with the country’s research institutions and universities, the deputy oil minister for engineering, research and technology affairs announced. The mentioned projects are going to be conducted in a variety of areas including upstream, downstream, and oil-related industries, according to Saeed Mohammadi. Speaking […]

Study Finds Increase in Anti-Zionism at US Universities

(MEMO) The past few years have witnessed a significant rise in anti-Zionism across colleges and universities in the United States, a new study has found. Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, Miriam Elman, said in a study published by the Institute for National Security Studies […]

Biden Scraps Trump Mandate For Universities To Report Chinese Dealings

Joe Biden has scrapped a policy instituted by President Trump that mandated US colleges and universities to report all connections with the Chinese government to encourage transparency in the face of evidence that CCP propaganda is infiltrating the education system. Axios reports that Trump enacted a policy demanding that education institutions disclose all dealings with the […]

Universities Threaten To Cut Off Students’ Internet Access If They Fail To Comply With COVID Restrictions

Citing researchers at Virginia Tech, CNBC says that Americans should consider wearing THREE face masks in order to protect against the spread of COVID-19. After Dr. Fauci asserted that wearing two face coverings instead of one would be “more effective” in stopping the virus, CNBC’s Contessa Brewer went even further. “The experts keep telling us […]

Universities Compromise Values for Arab Money

MIT Building 10 and the Great Dome, Cambridge Massachusetts. Photo: John Phelan via Wikicommons. Universities have largely escaped government scrutiny — at least until recently — for their fundraising in Arab countries. It may seem paradoxical that institutions widely viewed as bastions of liberalism seem to have no compunction about soliciting and accepting funds from […]

UK Universities Reject Israel Lobby’s Anti-Semitism Definition

Above photo: Education minister Gavin Williamson threatened to cut university funding over the definition. UK Parliament. Only a minority of UK universities have adopted the misleading and politically motivated definition of anti-Semitism promoted by Israel and its lobby. Despite repeated British government threats, fewer than 22 percent of higher education establishments have adopted the International […]

Universities Are Using DraganFly Thermal Imaging/Heartbeat Monitoring Scanners And Drones

Big Brother has arrived on college campuses disguised as a public health/social distancing mentor. A recent article showed how the University of Alabama, in the name of public safety, is using DraganFly thermal imaging/heartbeat monitoring scanners to screen everyone entering their campus. “ASU officials announced the plans at a news conference today and demonstrated the first station, […]

Israeli universities to be rewarded for achieving 50% female faculty

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UK Students Fighting For Universities To Cut Ties With Israeli Apartheid

Above photo: An “Apartheid Off Campus” bus stop action. “We need to be working bottom-up, because we know that top-down will just not work anymore.” Apartheid Off Campus is a newly-formed student network fighting to sever the ties between UK universities and the Israeli occupation. “University students are in a powerful position to campaign in support […]

Meet the UK students fighting for their universities to cut ties with Israeli apartheid

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Apartheid Off Campus is a newly-formed student network fighting to sever the ties between UK universities and the Israeli occupation. “University students are in a powerful position to campaign in support of Palestinians and against the structures of racism by both challenging/exposing these links and forcing their universities to divest from complicit companies, as well […]

Big Pharma pays universities for most medical research in the U.S.

     In the past, collaboration between scientists in academia and pharmaceutical companies was relatively uncommon. However, lately there has been a growing interest in developing financial partnerships between these two sectors. The drug industry’s funding patterns for academic research has shifted from handpicked projects on investigation of the biology of disease to large integrated programs, […]

What Is One of the World’s Most Important Universities Teaching Its Students About Hezbollah?

Located in Montreal and founded in 1821, McGill University has 300 academic programs for higher education and more than 40,000 students. It defines itself as being “among the world’s greatest universities”. Finally, the curators of a research project at the university entitled “Women and War in Lebanon” invited a specialist from al-Akhbar to deliver a […]

Students from across the Universities of California call on regents to divest from Israeli human rights abuses

Yesterday, students, campus workers, and allies from across the University of California system were in Los Angeles to call on the UC Regents to listen to student voices and divest university funds from corporations that profit from human rights abuses against the Palestinian people. Following the UC Regents’ signing of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investments […]

Universities demanding professors disavow BDS before being allowed to speak on campus

Last year, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the city of Dickinson, a suburb of Houston, Texas, required its residents to sign a form affirming they do not engage in a boycott of Israel as a pre-requisite to obtaining federal relief aid. The ACLU sharply criticized the requirement as unconstitutional, and the city of Dickinson […]

Universities that censor speech on Palestine pose as champions of protest

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 28 February 2018 Students from the Washington, DC, area walk out of class on 21 February to demand gun control legislation at a gathering outside the White House. The student movement across the US was started following a rampage in a Florida high school that left 17 killed by a […]

Thai universities must look beyond ranking

Rattana Lao (nsnbc) : The recent 2018 Asia University Rankings published by the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine is calling attention for the state […]

Iranian universities’ rankings at Webometrics

MNA – Eight Iranian universities are included among the top one thousand universities of the World Ranking of Webometrics published in January 2018. Webometrics report is published by Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the largest research institute of Spain, the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). The research group evaluates the performances of the world […]

Universities are now rejecting all science research they deem to be "politically incorrect," no matter how good the science

(Natural News) This year is set to become the year where feelings take precedence over facts. Bath Spa University has drawn in a fair bit of attention over its decision to reject a proposal from one of its researchers, a psychotherapist named James Caspian. Apparently, performing a study on regret-driven, reverse-gender assignment surgery was a […]

Hundreds of universities have helped DHS create a nation of fear

Ever wonder who’s responsible for our daily dosage of fear, terror and crime? Look no further than our colleges and universities. According to DHS, ‘Homeland Security Centers of Excellence’ (COE) are ‘led by a college or university’. COE’s are responsible for blacklists, countering violent extremism and DHS propaganda videos […]

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