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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 -- in whatever corner of the world you may be.


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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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Research Shows That College Grads Are Better Employed Than You Think
October 11, 2016
A 2014 Wall Street Journal article declared, “Welcome to the well-educated barista economy.”  The gist of the piece?  An attempt to get to the bottom of “why young adults have been hit so hard,” in the wake of the Great Recession. As it turns out, however, they mig...

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New Report Suggests International Experience More Valuable Than You Think
October 4, 2016
Take that foreign language class you’ve always wanted to take!  Graduates need to know how to work across boundaries of language and culture, border and economy to succeed in a global workplace.  A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) suggests that despite its importanc...

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October 18, 2018

A growing body of evidence indicates that using devices, including laptops, tablets, and phones, during class may lead to everything from bad note-tak...


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October 18, 2018

If you are interested in human resources, make sure you get some international experience. Why? It’s critical for your success in the business world...


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October 18, 2018

So you're thinking of studying abroad, but you want to venture off the beaten path? We’ve got one word for you: Finland. It may not be large in size...


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