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India’s Top Schools to Attract More International Students
November 15, 2016

India’s Institutes of Technology push to attract 10,000 international students for 2017. With several faculty recruitment trips completed, the IITs are looking to attract top-notch students—and global recognition.  Learn more.


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What Can College Students Expect From the Trump Presidency?
November 9, 2016
Whether you were a steadfast member of the “make America great again” camp or you’re still reeling from last night’s unexpected Clinton loss, democracy has made its voice heard: Donald Trump is officially the next President of the United States. But what does this mean for yo...

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Where Will You Be Getting Your Election Updates?
November 8, 2016
Election Day is upon us, and the whole world will be tuned in. But what if you’re tuning in from abroad? Do you have a plan in place yet for how you’ll follow one of the most contentious presidential races in American history? Read on for four ways to stay in-the-know into the wee hours ...

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Dutch Universities Call for More Research Funding
November 4, 2016
If there’s one thing all researchers face, it’s a chronic lack of funding.  Universities in the Netherlands are no exception.  A new report released by a consortium of employers and academics advocates for an additional €1 billion for research and development.  Find o...

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In Australia, More Men Study STEM Than Women
November 1, 2016
More undergraduate men study STEM than women in Australia.  Read on to learn about the findings in a recently released report from the Women in New South Wales.

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Africa Calls for Greater STEM Investment
October 30, 2016
Last month’s 71st United National General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York brought together leaders from all over the world. A highlight of the gathering? The 4th Annual Global First Ladies and Business Summit, during which African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson Dr. Nkosana Dlamini-Zuma...

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NASA Invests in Exceptional Aerospace Grad Students
October 25, 2016
Nearly every child dreams of exploring “the final frontier” at one point or another in their youth. And while not all of them will go on to become astronauts, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy a fulfilling career in the exciting field of aerospace. Even better? NASA wants to help. ...

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Collective Bargaining Rights for Graduate Students at Private Universities
October 21, 2016
 For over a decade, graduate students at private universities in the United States did not have collective bargaining rights.  Now they do.  Let’s take a closer look.      

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National Science Foundation Awards $3.5M to Support Diversity in STEM
October 18, 2016
The National Science Foundation recently awarded $3.5 million to the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation to help increase the numbers of minority students pursuing degrees in STEM.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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Israeli Higher Education Gets Multi-Year Funding Boost
October 14, 2016
Israel is among the host of countries making research and innovation a top priority. To that end, the Council for Higher Education announced last month a six-year plan which will incrementally increase the national budget for higher education, according to the Jerusalem Post. Let’s take a clos...

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May 23, 2017

Not all of Canada’s PhD students are taking the conventional route into academia after graduation, according to a recent report from the Univers...


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May 19, 2017

In the wake of Brexit, UK universities have begun to diversify their funding.  Learn about record-breaking philanthropy to universities in the UK...


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May 16, 2017

The Chinese Ministry of Education has some innovative ideas to help educate China’s rural poor.  In addition to expanding enrollment option...