Four Things You Need to Know About Making a Career in Comedy
March 8, 2017

While Donald Trump may not be tuning in, Saturday Night Live is basking in its highest ratings in more than 20 years. From Melissa McCarthy as White House Press Secretary Sean “Spicey” Spicer to Kate McKinnon as Jeff Sessions as Forrest Gump, the show is on a roll and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon -- or at least for the next four years, anyway.

So even if Alec Baldwin just revealed that he may soon be stepping down from portraying the lampooned president, the future -- at least when it comes to comedy careers -- looks bright. If you’re thinking of trying to break into this notoriously competitive field, here are four things you need to know.

Why You Should Study What You Love
March 2, 2017
Studies show that there’s a weak relationship between job satisfaction and salary.  The key?  If you’re not studying a subject or working in a field that you love, no amount of money is going to make you happy.  Doing what you love will.   Let’s take a clos...

Five Differences Between Grad School in the US and Grad Schools in the UK and Australia
February 23, 2017
We often rave over the many reason to study abroad. And they’re all true: From learning a second language to enriching your global perspective, the list of benefits of international studies is long. However, if you’re thinking of pursuing a graduate degree, you may also be wondering whet...

4 Top Emerging Fields for Post-Graduate Studies
February 16, 2017
Soon-to-be cutting edge post grads, listen up: as traditional career trajectories change and shift with the growing needs and interests of a global economy—and its people—so do the fields that require skilled professionals.  Let’s dig deeper and look at four emerging fields fo...

Why Sports Management Needs Unique Educational Models
February 14, 2017
Sports management, the business side of the sports industry, requires the same qualities that an Olympic athlete has: commitment, tenacity, drive, a quest for excellence, and the desire to share the passion of the sport with the world.  Let’s take a closer look at one program that offers ...

These 8 Women Changed Science -- Will You Do the Same?
February 10, 2017
Did you know that February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science? Whether you’re a woman working in this vital area or you have a sister/mother/daughter/aunt/friend/colleague who is, this annual observation is the perfect day to give yourself (or someone else) a pat on the ba...

5 Reasons to Consider a Degree in Indigenous Studies
February 9, 2017
A December 2016 THE article highlighted the rise in both the US and Canada of indigenous language coursework. That same month, CBC News ran a story on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s prioritization of indigenous languages through the imminent proposal of the Canadian Indigenous Langua...

Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration: What’s the Difference?
February 2, 2017
How do you know when it’s time to unplug?  Is there ever a time to unplug?   Keep the line clear between your life and your work?  Or blur the line to integrate the two?  What’s the best way to go?  Let’s take a closer look.

Why You Need a Master’s Degree that Develops Your Digital Skills
January 30, 2017
You’ve spent your entire life immersed in the digital world. So you’re pretty much already an expert, right? Not so fast. As it turns out, there’s plenty more to learn in today’s fast-moving digital space -- particularly if you’re interested in becoming a change agent i...

What is Edtech and How Will it Shape Your Future?
January 26, 2017
The world’s first public schools date all the way back to ancient times. And while trends, philosophies, policies and institutions have come and gone since then, a surprising amount stayed the same through the millennia. However, technological advancements -- and digital technology, in particu...


March 23, 2018

Japan's outbound student mobility skyrocketed in 2016. Let's take a closer look at where Japanese students are studying abroad.

March 22, 2018

Interested in doing your part to help ensure global access to safe water, protect the natural environment, and reduce pollution? We can think of no mo...

March 20, 2018

Over 3,000 college and university students recently responded to a Gallup-Knight Foundation survey on diversity and inclusivity with some interesting ...