What Happens When You Close a University in Norway?

The decision to close down the campuses violates the university’s own promise in 2016 that they would be strengthened. Students and staff of Nord University in Norway are protesting against the decision of the university board to close down its campuses at Sandnessjøen and Nesna. The university has eight campuses in total, including the ones […]

Haiti: The university planning a green revolution

As far as dreams go, it is a fairly modest one. It is neither fame nor riches that student Belotte Walky aspires to; just a farm to help feed his compatriots, with jobs to keep them employed. This he divulges sitting under a 250-year-old ficus, one of many age-old trees shading the North Haiti Christian […]

Minority View: Black education: A glimmer of hope

In reference to efforts to teach black children, the president of the St. Petersburg, Florida, chapter of the NAACP, Maria Scruggs, said: “The (school) district has shown they just can’t do it. … Now it’s time for the community to step in.” That’s a recognition that politicians and the education establishment, after decades of promises, […]