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North Korean Travel Ban Could Disrupt Studies
Kerry Grens | Jul 24, 2017
Rare and hard-fought academic partnerships are left in limbo.
Update: Iranian Researcher Detained at US Airport
Bob Grant | Jul 10, 2017
The cancer scientist and his family have been sent home, and an official claims that his detention was not triggered by the Trump travel ban.
Scientists Concerned About Future of International Collaboration
Abby Olena | Jul 10, 2017
Policies that limit researchers’ travel could restrict scientific progress and partnerships.
Supreme Court Reinstates Trump Travel Ban
Bob Grant | Jun 26, 2017
The judges’ decision allows exceptions that may permit scientists’ travel from the blocked countries.
Plant Biologist Killed in Ethiopian Protest
Kerry Grens | Oct 6, 2016
Stone throwers hit the car Sharon Gray was riding in while visiting the country for a meeting.
WHO: No Zika Cases Among Olympics Attendees
Ben Andrew Henry | Aug 29, 2016
The World Health Organization reports zero laboratory-confirmed infections stemming from the Games in Rio, noting, however, that some cases may have gone undetected.
CDC: Zika Virus Spreading in Miami Beach
Ben Andrew Henry | Aug 22, 2016
With new reports of mosquito-borne transmission, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns pregnant women to avoid the area.
Travelers to West Africa Banned from Conference
Jef Akst | Oct 31, 2014
Louisiana state health officials ask anyone who has visited Liberia, Sierra Leone, or Guinea in the past 21 days to skip next week’s meeting on tropical diseases in New Orleans.
Ebola-Infected Nurse Flew
Kerry Grens | Oct 15, 2014
The second healthcare worker to have contracted Ebola within the U.S. flew on a commercial airline after having cared for a Dallas patient who died from the virus.
The Working Vacation
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Sabbaticals are one of the perks of the academic life. They may seem daunting to implement, but the time away could prove invaluable to your career.