Tag: University

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Tuesday, November 27th, starting at 5PM, there will be a free showing of Jordan Peele’s 2017 Oscar-winning film ‘Get Out.’ The screening will be followed by a discussion featuring...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cariocas would never admit it, but the city of Niterói has a lot going on when it comes to culture and entertainment. Situated on the other side of the Guanabara...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Students from Rio de Janeiro’s State University (UERJ) prepared for the first day of classes on Tuesday received disappointing news on Monday night, as university officials announced that the start...
By Jay Forte and Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The vestibular, or Cederj entrance exam, for the second semester of the 2016 university year is scheduled to be held on June 4th, with the registration deadline...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Reports on building issues during the World Cup and speculation of delayed preparation for the 2016 Olympics has made infrastructure a focal topic in current Brazilian news. With such high-profile...
By Stephanie Foden and Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Federal prosecutors are investigating seventy complaints of college courses across the country operating without authorization from the Ministry of Education (MEC). Most of the complaints were made...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Millions of students across Brazil have spent the weekend taking the Exame Nacional do Ensino Médio (National High School Exam), better known as the ENEM, which is the Brazilian...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – The senate in Brazil last week passed a bill that requires prestigious federal universities to reserve fifty percent of their places for public school students, and increases the number of spaces...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Yesterday in broad daylight armed robbers stole R$240,000 from a branch of Santander Bank on the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC) campus in Gávea. ...



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