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Three Ways Big Data Can Change Student Lives
February 29, 2016

The applications of Big Data are endless in terms of helping everyone from scientific researchers to marketing experts learn, identify patterns, and ultimately make more sense of the world around them toward optimized actionable insights. One demographic group with plenty to gain from Big Data as it becomes increasingly pervasive? Students. Let’s count down three ways Big Data stands to transform the student experience in the future.


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The Future for China and the UK: Academic Partnerships
February 23, 2016
Academic cooperation is a cornerstone of economic and diplomatic international relations, and China and the UK are working to build a firm foundation for the future. Last October the two countries launched a new phase of collaboration, which is already leading to some exciting educational partnershi...

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Three Reasons to Consider a Masters in Professional Studies
February 4, 2016
When your parents and grandparents were students, a bachelor's degree was likely the ticket to a lucrative career. Even today, individuals with undergraduate degrees earn more than those without, but in the last twenty years the popularity (and need) for post-graduate degrees has soared, and experts...

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Issues in Islamic Finance: Financial Crises caused by Lack of Risk Sharing
December 14, 2015
The financial crisis of 2008 seems almost inevitable in hindsight. Economists, politicians, and scholars are still arguing about the exact hows and whys, but there's one sector of the financial world that is confident it knows how to avoid future meltdowns. Islamic Finance makes up just 1% of the wo...

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The Master’s Degree Dilemma: One-Year or Two-Year Program?
December 11, 2015
There are practically infinite master’s degree options available around the world. In fact, whatever your interests or career aspirations, there is a program that will work for you. However, it’s not just a matter of deciding on a discipline, but also about whether a one-year or two-year...

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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 achie...

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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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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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Why Study Logistics and Transportation Law?
May 6, 2015
With the logistics and transportation industry growing at a staggering rate of 23 percent every 10 years, the next few years will see a giant leap in the need for qualified workers in this field. In particular demand? Legal experts. Read on to find more about the dynamic logistics and transportation...

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October 16, 2018

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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October 12, 2018

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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