Five Things for Students to Do This Summer
June 11, 2017

School’s out for summer! Which begs the question: After you’ve thrown your books up into the air, slammed your laptop shut, and ran down the hallways celebrating, what are you going to do with yourself? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to keep yourself busy when school’s not in session -- and make yourself a better person, in the process. Read on for a roundup of ways to make the most of your time this summer.

Are Robots Coming for You? Top Three Myths and Misconceptions about Machines
June 6, 2017
It’s one of the most familiar television and movie tropes out there: Man invents machines; machines become sentient and take over the world. How much of this is a real threat, and how much of it is merely science fiction fodder? As automated technology advances, new questions will continue to ...

How Social Media Influences Your Learning
June 2, 2017
The world is fast—and social media can make it feel faster.  But can it make it feel better, too?  Social media plays a role in your education, whether you realize it or not—and educators have taken note.  Let’s look at the ways social media improves your learning&md...

How to Motivate Yourself and Succeed
May 30, 2017
University can be a time of learning and fun—and stress. Looking for ways to motivate yourself? Check out these 7 must-know tips to motivate yourself for success.

Six Inspirational College Commencement Speeches
May 25, 2017
Millions of college students will turn their tassels at colleges and universities all over the world this spring. One thing they’ll share aside from graduating? Many will be looking for inspiration regarding next steps, and many will find it in the commencement speeches they hear during their ...

What All Students Need to Know About Design Thinking
May 24, 2017
We’re not even halfway through the year and already a number of global buzzwords are emerging including everything from “fintech” to “planetary health,” according to a roundup from NPR. One of the most talked about trends in the world of academia, meanwhile? Design thin...

Do You Know These Five Efficient Sleep Secrets?
May 23, 2017
Sleep is vital to human health and well-being. And yet many people -- especially students -- think of it as expendable. After all, when it feels like there simply aren’t enough hours in the day, sleep is often the first casualty. Unfortunately, this can lead to dire consequences across everyth...

The 7 Best American Cities for Young Professionals
May 16, 2017
Young professional?  Can’t figure out where you want to live and work?  Take a look at our list of 7 ideal American cities for young professionals.  That’s you.

Three Reasons Why All Students Need to Fail
May 12, 2017
While one four letter “f” expletive has earned a reputation as the mother of all bad words, another one tops the list for many students: FAIL. However, while failing is never good news, the reality is that learning to fail is an important part of life -- and there’s no better place...

Do Not Fall For These Study Abroad Myths
May 9, 2017
Pack your bags and off you go!  Check out these 4 must-know myth-busters if you’re thinking about studying abroad.


March 19, 2018

Most people think of video games as a way to kick back, relax and have fun in their extracurricular hours. However, Chinese universities are also bank...

March 16, 2018

The thought of cozying up with a good book is a relaxing one for many busy students. However, the majority of Japanese university students do not read...

March 12, 2018

China’s “belt and road initiative” is a massive infrastructure and development campaign through which China aims to stimulate trade and economic...