On Nov. 21, 2013, thousands gathered at Kiev’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti demonstrating against then-President Viktor Yanukovych’s suspension of policies that brought Ukraine closer with the European Union. For months, tensions in the former Soviet republic have been building as two opposing forces pull at the Ukraine, with the European Union on one hand and Russia on the other.
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Coursera recently blocked access to users in Cuba, Iran and Sudan in order to comply with federal export regulations prohibiting massive open online course (MOOC) providers from operating in sanctioned countries.
Plans for a Stanford program in New York City have continued to take shape in recent weeks, punctuated by the University’s submission of a 115-page proposal to the New York State Board of Education.
Hannah Valantine, senior associate dean for diversity and leadership at the School of Medicine, has been named the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) first-ever chief officer for scientific workforce diversity.
Last week the California Supreme Court made a landmark ruling that Sergio Garcia and other undocumented immigrants who have passed the bar exam must be afforded a license by the state.