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Adele Williams hears from a lot of her friends from high school about their struggles to afford the cost of college.
“I have a best friend who goes to a public university, and she’s in quite a lot of debt,” said Williams.
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This summer 500 Africans are studying business, leadership, and public management on American campuses as part of a new State Department program.
The Obama administration has hailed the effort, which is part of the larger Young African Leaders Initiative, as a fresh take on public diplomacy.
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A new dynamic is emerging in many statehouses, where policy makers are debating not only how much money to appropriate for higher education but also what colleges should do to get that money.
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Amie K. Lund’s long-distance collaboration with a researcher in France was a modest one. They published a paper together, exchanging drafts by email. But Ms. Lund, who studies the effect of air pollution on the heart and brain, wanted to learn an innovative cell-culture technique that her colleague had developed in his lab, and, as she notes with a laugh, “You can’t just email a protocol.”