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Will You Make a Difference? The Role of Students in Environmental Research Innovation
December 4, 2015

Earlier this fall, Sweden’s Umeå University announced a scientific breakthrough related to the potential of ionic liquids as solvents. These findings are of interest for several scientific reasons. But equally as interesting is the pivotal role students played in Umeå’s achievement, in addition to as as part of the teams that drive discovery in environmental research at universities around the world. Whether you’re just beginning to develop your knowledge of the changing environment and steps which can be taken to help safeguard it as a bachelor’s degree student or you’re pursuing advanced studies and research as a master’s degree or doctoral student, there are many paths to making a difference as an environmental researcher.


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Five Reasons Why You Should Choose a Small-City School
November 24, 2015
Big cities might be exciting with lots to offer, but when choosing a study-abroad location making sure you're choosing quantity over quality. Here are five good reasons to consider a small-town school for your study abroad experience.

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Students Do the Strangest Things: Collegiate Traditions Around the World
November 19, 2015
Between acclimating to life in a completely new environment to dealing with rigorous academic requirements, college can be stressful.  Many students find balance by participating in organized activities, such as sports and clubs. Others spend time with friends and family. Still others turn to e...

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Beyond Paris: Top 6 Cities to Study in France
November 13, 2015
No one can deny the many inimitable charms of Paris. It’s not surprising that the City of Lights tops so many lists of France’s best cities for international students. But the allures of this sublime city are no reason to overlook France’s many amazing offerings. Let’s count ...

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Ethics, Finance and Public Good: Solving the Equation Through Islamic Finance
November 3, 2015
Evolved to meet the ethical requirements of Muslims as an alternative to conventional financial practices, Islamic finance is inextricably interwoven with Islamic ethics and the ages-old imperatives of morality, fairness and equality. And while Islamic finance may not currently stand front and cente...

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Four Reasons Why Getting a Humanities Degree Is a Good Idea
October 30, 2015
Let’s face it: humanities degrees get a bad rap. In fact, the mere mention of the word “humanities” -- defined as “the study of how people process and document the human experience” -- brings to mind another four-syllabic word for many people: “unemployment.&rdquo...

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Staying Fit While Studying: Six Tips
October 23, 2015
While the demands of academia can often feel more intense than a full-time job, some other commitments are of equal importance. One item deserving your time and attention? Your health and wellness. While squeezing in your workout can be easier said than done sometimes, these six tips can help you fi...

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5 Reasons to Start Your Company As a Student
October 15, 2015
Are you a student looking for a way to earn some extra cash, or a budding entrepreneur with a brilliant start-up idea? Here are five reasons to start your company before you get your diploma.

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Women with Degrees Earn More Than Those Without
October 8, 2015
Wage equality is a hot-button issue in 2015. There is a fierce debate surrounding its causes and impacts. It's no surprise that a recent study confirmed that women earn less than men. However, the study also yielded interesting information about graduates with some positive implications for women..

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Top 4 Reasons to Study in Southeast Asia
September 24, 2015
From its varied geography and breathtaking natural phenomena to its friendly inhabitants and their extraordinary cultures, Southeast Asia is perhaps best defined by one word: diversity. Let’s take a closer look at the premier educational offerings of Southeast Asia, along with why studying in ...

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Representatives from universities in Germany and North Korea came together last month in Pyongyang to sign a new protocol on exchange and co-operation...


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Last month, Ruth Watkins was inaugurated as the 16th president of one of Utah’s largest public universities. Not only was this significant because s...


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