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Why Have Humanities Courses Become Less Popular Since the Financial Crisis?
September 18, 2018
The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.

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Contract Cheating: How Big of a Problem Is It?
September 11, 2018
Do students really pay other people to do their work for them, or is that just the stuff of television shows and movies? A recent study published in Frontiers in Education took a closer look at the issue of 'contract cheating,' and the results are eye-opening.

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Australian University Stops Increase In Student Enrollment
September 7, 2018
Australia's international student population has exploded in the past few years. One university can't handle any more international student enrollments. Let's take a closer look.

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Educational Attainment: Who’s Coming Out Ahead?
September 4, 2018
Do men or women lead the pack when it comes to higher education and advanced degrees? Women, according to the US Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Here’s a closer look at the numbers, as well as other key findings.

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Why Do UK Girls Avoid STEM Subjects?
August 31, 2018
In the UK, girls who earn top marks in GCSE science and math often do not pursue those subjects at higher levels, according to a new study published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Find out why.

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Are Foreign College Grads in the US Staying or Going?
August 28, 2018
Just-released Pew Research Center analysis sheds new light on the state of foreign graduates of colleges in the US. According to the findings, while record numbers of foreign grads remained in the US to work in 2017 through the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, the rate of growth slowed sig...

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Will This Pending Policy Change Solve the US Student Debt Problem?
August 24, 2018
With student debt in the US now close to $1.5 trillion and much of it going unpaid, the US government’s Education Department has plans to roll out new rules designed to help students more accurately weigh the cost of college against the debt and earning of graduates. Here’s a closer look at what...

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UK Education Secretary Calls for Improved Access
August 16, 2018
UK education secretary Damian Hinds recently delivered his first major speech on social mobility. A focus point? Calling for increased efforts to help disadvantaged children gain access to top universities. Here is a closer look at what Hinds had to say.

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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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September 18, 2018

The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.


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September 14, 2018

Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, co...


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