College athletes choosing whether to stay in US or head home

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — All but one of Anna Makurat's teammates headed home after the NCAA canceled this year's postseason basketball tournament and the school suspended classes amid the COVID-19 pandemi...

For Chinese, US visa halt puts jobs, citizen hopes at risk

BEIJING (AP) — Courtney Huang fell in love with the U.S. as a nursing student in Texas. She ended up staying 13 years and wants to become a U.S. citizen. But Huang now finds her job,...

Virus cancels exams, jeopardizes Chinese students' plans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Universities that rely on international enrollment are expected to take a big hit in the next academic year as canceled entrance exams and travel restrictions in China because o...

Australian campuses offer cash, discounts to China students

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian universities are offering Chinese students stranded in their homeland travel money and discounted tuition and the largest campus delayed the start of the academic...

Saudi military students resume US flight training

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military students from Saudi Arabia have resumed flight training at U.S. bases, nearly three months after a Saudi trainee shot and killed three U.S. Navy sailors at Naval Air Station...

Taiwan colleges can reject students who transit through China: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As measures tighten to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, the Ministry of Education (MOE) on Wednesday (Feb. 19) announced that universities can deny admission t...

All Taiwanese universities jointly delay opening until March 2 to limit coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representatives of universities nationwide have met with education officials and reached consensus on postponing the start of the 2020 spring semester to March 2. Amid ...

8 Taiwanese universities delay opening to stop coronavirus spread

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), eight Taiwanese universities announced on Sunday (Feb. 2) that they have postponed the beginning of the ...

‘Like I’m trapped’: Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank...

'Like I'm trapped': Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank in. ...

Pentagon gives conditional OK to resume Saudi training in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has given the Navy and other military services conditional approval to resume training of Saudi Arabian nationals in the U.S. Operational training, suc...

Pentagon adding to restrictions on foreign military students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is imposing new restrictions and controls on all international military students at American bases, including limits on their possession of firearms, in response to a sh...

Attorney: Kansas researcher denies concealing Chinese work

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An attorney for a Kansas researcher accused of concealing work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas hit back on Thursday against a new indictment , s ...

US military training for Saudi students could resume soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students could be restarted "in the coming days," the Pentagon said Thursday, nearly six weeks after a shooting by one Saudi tr...

Indictment: Kansas researcher secretly worked for China

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas associate professor concealed work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas and tried to recruit other researchers and students for the Chinese g...