The AWLU Project is part of a global trend in the internationalization of higher education. The relative success of government and development efforts to focus on primary and secondary education in many parts of Asia – and the economic growth in the region – have driven the demand for more and higher quality tertiary institutions. Below are some interesting recent articles that demonstrate these trends.
36 Hours: Penang, Malaysia February 9, 2012 Why a liberal arts education is useful August 11, 2010 A Liberal Arts Education, Made in China July 3, 2012 The rise of the multinational university August 5, 2012 A University’s Mission: Preparing Mongolia for the Future September 21, 2012 American University of Afghanistan receives funding for a five-year double bachelors law degree program. September 24, 2012 Amartya Sen named Nalanda University chancellor July 20, 2012 Smith College President Carol Christ Interviewed about Women's Colleges on "HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY" UDC-TV February 1, 2012 Taking More Seats on Campus, Foreigners Also Pay the Freight February 4, 2012 Bucking Cultural Norms, Asia Tries Liberal Arts February 5, 2012 Carnegie Mellon U. to Open Campus in Rwanda, a Milestone for Africa September 14, 2011 Securities Commission: Firms must fulfill women quota for top positions to be listed September 15, 2011 UMSL joins plan for university in China September 22, 2011 Oxford unveils school for leaders Oct 06, 2011 European Boards of Directors Looking for Women Oct 24, 2011 Women in Public Service Event Set for December 15 Oct 31, 2011 Public launch of the women in public service project Oct 24, 2011 MALAYSIA: Landmark court ruling on campus freedom Nov 01, 2011 Jump-starting Malaysia’s growth: An interview with Idris Jala October 31, 2011 Hillary Clinton's Next Act: Making Half the World's Leaders Women December 20, 2011 Women in Public Service Project: Why the Sister Colleges? December 20, 2011 China to offer compulsory education to 95 percent of girls August 11, 2010 Malaysia’s Penang state: Getting back its mojo August 12, 2011 One-child policy a surprising boon for China girls August 14, 2011 Top Five Pieces of Advice Given to Young Women at the Women in Public Service Colloquium December 20, 2011 New university to rival Oxbridge will charge £18,000 a year June 5, 2011 Higher education is a 'global public good' July 26, 2011 Empowering Women to Change the World: What Universities and the UN Can Do April 6, 2011 China Rush to U.S. Colleges Reveals Predatory Fees for Recruits May 22, 2011 Why liberal arts matter May 21, 2011 Saudi Arabia opens the world's largest university for women May 27, 2011 ASIA: Countries vying to become education hubs March 20, 2011 NYU establishes liberal arts college in Shanghai March 27, 2011 NUS and Yale to create Singapore’s first liberal arts college March 31, 2011 Want Innovative Thinking? Hire from the Humanities March 31, 2011 Education in Malaysia: A Reverse Brain Drain May 05, 2011 Liberal Education in the Global Perspective March 10, 2011 Clinton announces partnership between State Dept., women's colleges March 13, 2011 India Prepares a Welcome Mat for Students and Foreign Universities March 13, 2011 Malaysia Tries to Lure World-Class Institutes December 20, 2010 Yale Joins Duke in March to Singapore as Asia Pours Money Into Education December 14, 2010 What Is a College Degree Worth in China? December 4, 2010 Net cost of college tuition and fees lower than in 2005, report says October 28, 2010 A New Indonesian University Will Train Students to Solve National Problems October 31, 2010 Yale's President Talks About Its Plans for India November 7, 2010 Johns Hopkins in Malaysia September 27, 2010 Yale, Singapore plan new liberal arts college September 13, 2010 Education in Vietnam September 30, 2010 Traffic Picks Up in World’s Education Race October 04, 2010 What Oman Can Teach Us October 14, 2010 The great wealth of China October 13, 2010 Universities Want to Set Up Campuses in Malaysia October 13, 2010 Needing Students, Maine School Hunts in China October 27, 2010 Are Women's Colleges Still Needed? September 3, 2010 'Sisters' Colleges See a Bounty in the Middle East June 3, 2008 Foreign Schools Target U.S. Professors August 4, 2010