International Women’s Day: top universities led by women

Only 43 of the top 200 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings are run by women ​It is striking that still only a few of the world’s top universities are led by women.  In fact, analysis of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 reveals that just 43 of the top 200 institutions are currently led by women. What is promising is that this is an increase from the 41 universities led by women last year and now amounts to a fifth of the top 200 universities in the world.  The current number…

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The 10 best global universities of 2022, according to U.S. News and World Report

Havard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. joe daniel price | Moment | Getty Images On Tuesday, U.S. News & World Report released its eighth annual ranking of the best global universities around the world.  The 2022 ranking assesses 1,750 institutions from more than 90 countries across 13 different metrics, including research reputation, faculty publications and international collaboration.  “These rankings stand out from our other education rankings due to their emphasis on academic research,” says Robert Morse, chief data strategist at U.S. News in a statement. “The Best Global Universities feature an overall ranking…

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How Nobel winner UC Berkeley David Card transformed economics

By Anne Brice, UC Berkeley News| On Monday, Oct. 11, labor economist and UC Berkeley professor of economics David Card won the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics. In this interview, Card talks with Berkeley News writer Edward Lempinen about why his research on the economics of the minimum wage, immigration and education was so controversial — and how it continues to be today.  David Card, a labor economist and UC Berkeley professor of economics, won the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics. (UC Berkeley photo by Keegan Houser). Read a transcript of Berkeley Voices episode #87:…

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