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Four Reasons Why Philosophy Is As Relevant As Ever
November 16, 2018
Did you know that today is World Philosophy Day? Introduced by UNESCO in 2002, this annual observation celebrates the subject while attempting to raise awareness about its value. Wondering just how relevant this ancient study of the nature of reality and existence remains in the modern world? Read on for a roundup of four reasons why philosophy is as important now as ever before.

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Why You Should Befriend International Students
November 13, 2018
In recognition of International Education Week (IEW), we'd like to talk about why it's good to befriend international students. IEW, a joint initiative between the US Department of Education and the US Department of State, encourages us to embrace the benefits of international exchange. Let's take a...

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Why Student Debt Concerns Everybody
October 23, 2018
While we often think of college debt in terms of its crippling effect on students, the reality is that its impact extends much further than that. Here’s a closer look at why everyone should be concerned about student debt, along with a few things that can help lighten the load.

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Four Questions About National Hispanic Heritage Month
October 12, 2018
Millions of Americans trace their roots back to Spain, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Lasting from September 15th through October 15th, National Hispanic Heritage Month is an official celebration honoring their collective ancestry. Wondering what this annual event is all about...

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Seven Reasons to Work in the Construction Industry
August 22, 2018
A recent Wall Street Journal report highlighted a growing problem in the construction business: a drop in job seekers is resulting in an industry-crippling labor shortage that is expected to continue for years to come. What does this mean for you? An abundance of opportunities if you have the right ...

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing Your Own Major
August 17, 2018
Many of today’s career responsibilities no longer fit inside tidy boxes, so why should your major? In a report on the growing create-your-own-major trend, the Wall Street Journal said, “The programs can spark students' enthusiasm for learning and sometimes equip them for complicated, cross-disci...

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Why College Students Should Read Fantasy and Sci-Fi
July 20, 2018
While television shows like Friends and The Office once dominated watercooler conversations, they’ve been superseded by everything from West World to Game of Thrones. Meanwhile, the names of techies like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates are as well-known as their movie star counterparts...

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7 Things You May Not Know About The French Revolution
July 13, 2018
Tomorrow is le 14 Juillet, AKA Bastille Day. Most people know that this holiday commemorates the Storming of the Bastille, a major turning point of the French Revolution. However, there’s much more to it than that. Read on for a roundup of seven things worth knowing about this annual celebration.

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Six Initiatives To Encourage Girls In STEM Throughout The World
July 3, 2018
A recent report from the World Economic Forum revealed troubling news: It will take 100 years to close the global gender gap. And while we often celebrated progress made, the research shows the gap may actually be widening. One area in particular where women lag behind men? STEM studies. So what can...

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What College Education Brings You (Except, well, an Education)
June 12, 2018
As the worldwide trend for individuals to invest in higher education rises, many are starting to look at not just the short-term economic benefits of a degree, but the longer-term neurological, social, cultural, and health benefits of that degree. Let's take a closer look at some additional benefits...

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December 13, 2018

Think coding is the exclusive domain of geeks? Think again. The reality is that anyone can code -- including Victoria’s Secret models. Still not con...


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December 10, 2018

Public universities in the US are working to boost access and college completion rates for all students, but especially those who qualify as low incom...


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December 6, 2018

A graduate student in Boston recently tweeted about a paper he had written on Kim Kardashian West. Now, he’s crediting her response with helping him...