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Women Now Lead at Half of Utah’s Public Universities
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 she was the first woman president in the school’s history, but also because it signified a major moment in higher education history: Watkins joined a distinguished group of women who now make up the leadership of half of the state’s public schools.

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Groundbreaking Science Honored in This Year's Nobel Prize
October 7, 2018
The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their "utterly pioneering" work in using evolution to create new antibodies and enzymes. Let's take a closer look.

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Higher Ed International Exchange is Alive and Well
October 5, 2018
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released its annual Education at a Glance report for 2018. The authoritative source on the state of global education, it offers a fresh look at international student numbers around the world. Here’s a closer look at key findings.

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Is Constructive Failure the Key to Innovation?
October 2, 2018
What can universities do to cultivate innovation-forward campuses? According to academic leaders of both European and Asian universities, the answer lies in an unlikely place: failure.

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Are Big Changes Ahead for Student Loans in the US?
September 28, 2018
The Trump administration has proposed several changes to student loans. Wondering whether it will impact you? Here’s a closer look at what to expect.

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Which STEM Degree Earns You the Most?
September 25, 2018
Get ready for a surprise. According to the results from a new Bankrate survey, the most lucrative STEM degree is...

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UK Universities Call for the Return of Work Visas for International Grads
September 21, 2018
With international enrollments “flatlining” in the UK, universities are pushing for the return of post-study visas which would allow students to remain in the country for a period of up to two years following their studies. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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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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October 11, 2018

Among your most important tasks as a student, besides learning, is building your network. However you do it, one thing is clear: the stronger your net...


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October 5, 2018

Stress and anxiety are not new phenomena for students. However, according to a recent article published in the academic journal Nature Biotechnology, ...


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October 5, 2018

Data. It’s one of the most powerful four-letter words out there, but it’s useless without the ability to derive meaning from it. Enter data scienc...