Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Maybe they should rethink again

From Inside Higher Ed: (excerpt)
Officials at the University of California system are reconsidering a policy that prevents the university from discriminating against non-American researchers.
UC traditionally rejects money from research sponsors – including the federal government – that want all researchers assigned to a project to be American citizens or permanent United States residents. Some exceptions have been made for classified research and federal programs meant to provide work force training to young American scientists.
That could change. System officials are now in preliminary discussions about allowing sponsors to dictate broader discrimination against non-American researchers. As federal research dollars dry up and federal authorities fret about work that could harm national security, UC officials have begun to rethink their nondiscrimination policy...
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