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Duke University students to see 3.9 percent increase in tuition

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UNC and Duke University differ by more than a shade of blue — especially in the difference between public and private tuition costs. An N.C. resident would pay almost $38,000 more to attend Duke than they would pay for UNC for the 2013-14 academic year. When Duke raises tuition by 3.9 percent next year, the price difference between the two universities ... Read More »

Tuition for undergrads goes up at Duke University

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Tuition for undergraduates at Duke University will go up 4 percent next year to $45,800. The university’s board of trustees approved a 3.9 percent increase in the total cost of attending Duke. Undergraduate tuition, room, board and fees will come to $60,533 for the next academic year. Tuition will go up at Duke’s graduate and professional schools as well, with ... Read More »

American universities are setting up campuses on the mainland

Duke Kunshan University

US institutions are leading the charge in setting up campuses on the mainland for Chinese students who find their own rigid system doesn’t prepare them for the real world, writes Christy Choi In the world of higher education, the American model is much sought after by Chinese students, who flock to the country in droves every year to study at ... Read More »

US universities MIT, Colombia, Duke join new Amsterdam institute bids

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Three prestigious US universities have joined consortia bidding to set up a new institute of technology in Amsterdam. The city council invited applications to set up the new institute at the beginning of April and has now whittled the 13 entries down to a shortlist of five. The aim is to develop technology to cope with urban issues such as ... Read More »

China setting up first university campuses abroad

Soochow University

In the capital of tropical Laos, two dozen students who see their future in trade ties with neighboring China spent their school year attending Mandarin classes in a no-frills, rented room. It’s the start of China’s first, and almost certainly not its last, university campus abroad. “There are a lot of companies in Laos that are from China,” said 19-year-old ... Read More »

Duke University to get $2 mn fund from NIH to start clinical research network

National Institutes of Health

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted $2 million to Duke University, Durham to start a new clinical research network focused on antibacterial resistance. Total funding for the leadership group cooperative agreement award could reach up to $62 million through 2019. Anthony S Fauci, MD, NIAID Director, said, ... Read More »

Bryant University to open campus in Zhuhai

Bryant University

Rhode Island’s Bryant University has been cultivating a relationship with China for 15 years through study-abroad and exchange programs, as well as the establishment on campus of the US-China Institute and a Confucius Institute Chinese language and culture program. Now, the small, private university is heading into a rare collaboration with the Beijing Institute of Technology in Zhuhai, China. It ... Read More »

Carnegie Mellon joins popular trend of US, China universities partnering

Jimmy Zhu, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University

By Debra Erdley It’s been three decades since Jimmy Zhu came to the United States as a student from China. Back then, Zhu was one of the few. Today, China leads the world in sending students to U.S. universities. Zhu, now an engineering professor at Carnegie Mellon University, is helping export CMU’s engineering prowess to China as co-director of a ... Read More »

Duke and Shiv Nadar Universities to cooperate on educational, research and exchange programs

The two universities will work together to develop educational, research and exchange programs  Duke University and Shiv Nadar University have agreed to work together to develop educational programs in India, representatives of both universities announced during a signing ceremony Thursday night at Duke’s Nasher Museum of Art. The signing followed a speech by Shiv Nadar, the Indian entrepreneur and philanthropist ... Read More »

US universities see future in Asia

The world’s most progressive universities are adopting a new approach to higher education that is akin to multinational companies’ global supply and distribution chains. “These universities want to execute their research and teaching all around the globe, leveraging new sources of academic talent, new sources of financial support and new student markets, much as multinational companies do,” Sean Gallagher and ... Read More »

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