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US International Students Explore Their Options
August 2, 2018
Despite the fact that over half of US students who study abroad study in Europe, that number is decreasing, as more US students opt for other parts of the world. Let's take a closer look.

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Universities See Increase in Emotional Support Animals
July 25, 2018
College students usually arrive on campus with books, bedding and dorm posters. (Van Gogh’s Starry Night, anyone?) Now comes news that more co-eds are showing up with something else: ESAs, AKA emotional support animals. Here's a closer look at the trend.

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Why African Students are Looking East for Language
July 20, 2018
For many young Africans, China's economic success and economic opportunities hold great allure--and with it the challenge of learning the language. Let's take a closer look.

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Canadian Universities Get Support To Develop Sustainable Agriculture
July 17, 2018
More good news for Canada.In addition to its role as a hub of international education, Canada also plays a major role in the world's agricultural production. Six universities just received funding to help make Canada's agricultural production more sustainable. Let's take a closer look.

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How A Colombian University is Preserving Indigenous Culture
July 13, 2018
As Western values continue to penetrate indigenous societies in Colombia, the country’s indigenous Misak people have taken an innovative measure to preserve their culture: Operating a university of their own. Here’s a closer look at Misak University.

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Are You Using this New Online Community for Grad Students?
July 10, 2018
Electronic collaboration tool Slack has changed the way coworkers communicate. But the imperative to collaborate is far from limited to the business world. As all graduate students know, collaboration is also alive and well in academia. Enter Grad Student Slack. Here’s a closer look at this exciti...

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Women in STEM Say #MeToo
July 9, 2018
A new study from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine reveals some disheartening statistics: 58 percent of female academic faculty and staff and as many as 25 percent of female students have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

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The Innovation Imperative: How is the US Doing?
June 29, 2018
Leaders of nine large US corporations came together in June of 2015 to urge Congress to take steps to ensure that the country maintains its position as a global innovation leader. Now that three years have passed, it begs the question: Has progress been made? Here’s a closer look at a newly releas...

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Are Work Rights for Students About to Change in New Zealand?
June 27, 2018
Following last year’s New Zealand election results which found the Labour-led coalition taking power, ambiguity remained regarding the future of international education -- particularly given the Labour party’s net migration reduction platform. Now comes news that the country’s immigration mini...

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Bill Gates Offers A Book To All College Graduates
June 22, 2018
Bill Gates wants to give his favorite book to every 2018 graduate. Here's how to get it.

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November 16, 2018

Last month, the Cyprus Mail reported on a new national research and innovation council in Cyprus. Let's take a closer look.


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November 13, 2018

Which countries shine when it comes to the English language, and why does it matter so much? There’s no better time than International Education Wee...


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November 9, 2018

We spend a lot of time talking about the high cost of college, and yet millions of Americans attend college every year. Which begs the question: How a...