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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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Here are the US Cities Attracting the Most College Graduates
June 19, 2018
America's largest population--the millennials--top over 75 million, bigger than the baby boomer generation. Those born between 1981 and 1997 fill define it by years, but It has multiple facets: technological savviness, a desire for independence, and its sheer diversity. Though just 44 percent of the...

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College Students Seek Jobs at Japan’s Major Firms
June 18, 2018
As Japan’s labor shortage continues, the country’s college students are making known their preference to work for larger companies -- despite the fact that smaller firms have ample openings. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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International Student Enrollments Wane in the US
June 12, 2018
The number of international students enrolled at higher education institutions fell by roughly four percent between 2016 and 2017. How do the numbers break down, and to what can this phenomenon be attributed? Here’s a closer look at the policy brief, along with why the information it contains is c...

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Thanks To Visa Extension, UAE Hopes To Attract More International Students
June 8, 2018
The Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) expects many universities to set up campuses after the new visa policy goes into effect later this year, according to an article in The Khaleej Times. Let's take a closer look at what this means for international students in the UAE.

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July 12, 2018

Dream of starting your own business? Why wait? You can launch your startup while you're still a student. Here's how.


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July 10, 2018

Want to find a study location with a booming economy, phenomenal landscape, great lifestyle, and STEM industries are poised to be the next bastion of ...


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July 9, 2018

Comprising 28 member states operating as an internal market and political union, the European Union (EU) is a diplomatic and economic powerhouse. Star...