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Global Connections Award

The Global Connections Award celebrates the power of human connections. The award recognizes distinguished service to the global mission of the STAR Scholars Network. An individual with deep impact on advancing global, social mobility is reco...

TU & STAR Launch Quality Enhancement Initiative

Kathmandu, May 17, 2018 Professor Dr. Tirh Raj Khaniya, the vice chancellor of Tribhuvan University, launched a quality enhancement initiative in collaboration with the Society of Transnational Academic Researchers  (STAR), aiming to bring...

Latest COVID-19 Update on Higher Education

Marguerite Dennis, a STAR leader is sending you an update on some of the latest academic developments. This week the San Francisco Art Institute and Notre Dame de Namur are no longer accepting students for the fall semester. ...

Harvard President Tests Positive

  • Mar 25, 2020

Dear Researchers and Scholars around the world, This is an unusually difficult time for our planet. Higher education is experiencing its topsy-turvy moment. Lawrence S. Bacow, the President of Harvard University is tested positive for COVID-19, and so is his wife. What can we learn from President Lawrence is that we need to be upfront about it. Because the virus passes on from one person to another during the incubation period of abo...

COVID-19: Stay Informed, Keep Safe!

  • Mar 25, 2020

Dear Researchers and Scholars around the world, Our planet is experiencing COVID-19, an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. We want you to be safe and informed. Because most of you are the leaders of your community, we appreciate what you have been doing to keep your community safe. Please know that we are with you during this difficult time.  According to the World Health Organization, the best way to preven...

Impact of COVID-19 on Faculty, Doctoral Students, Researchers

  • Mar 24, 2020

This is not an article about the millions of people worldwide suffering from the pandemic, COVID-19. This is not an article about locked down cities, overwhelmed medical facilities, stock market declines, tattered travel plans or cancelled national and international conferences, sporting events, and concerts. This is an article written for the full-time and part-time faculty, researchers, and doctoral students who have been, and will contin...