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Get Retweeted by Kim Kardashian West...Get a Job?
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 land three job interviews. Here’s a closer look at Chris Sumlin’s story.

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What's the Latest on Brexit, the UK and Erasmus+?
December 3, 2018
Many issues remain up in the air as Brexit negotiations continue. According to a report from Erasmus+, however, there’s cause to be optimistic on international exchange, education, and training collaboration. Here’s a closer look at what we know about the future for the UK and the popular EU fun...

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Liberian Public Universities To Be Tuition Free
November 12, 2018
Last month, Liberia's president George Weah, the former PSG and AC Milan footballer, declared all public universities in Liberia be tuition-free. Let's take a closer look.

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More Students in the UK Seeking Mental Health Help
November 8, 2018
Mental health has long been a taboo subject. Given the tremendous stress college students are under, however, many are in need of mental health support. The good news is recent analysis by the BBC indicates that the number of university students in the UK seeking mental health help has risen by more...

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Students' Stress Levels Increased After The US Election, Says Study
November 1, 2018
The 2016 US presidential election was stressful for many people. Some students were impacted to the point of showing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, according to Arizona State University researchers. Here’s a closer look at the study.

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Robots To Teach English in Japanese Classrooms
October 25, 2018
The latest trend in teaching English in Japan? Robots! Let's take a closer look at how elementary schools in Japan are using their robotic friends to implement the curriculum.

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France Attracted More International Students In 2017
October 18, 2018
Good news for France! International student numbers are up. Let's take a closer look.

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Is American Confidence in Higher Education Holding Up?
October 15, 2018
Less than half -- 48 percent -- of US adults feel “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in higher education, according to the results of Gallup’s recent annual Confidence in Institutions poll. How do these numbers stack up compared to previous years and to other institutions? Here...

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Do US International Students Need to Worry About This Visa Change?
October 11, 2018
Earlier this year, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change to the way it would calculate unlawful presence for F, J and M visa holders. More recently, it issued a policy memorandum (PM) revising these changes. Looking for clarification as to whether you will be affecte...

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China and Zimbabwe: A Growing Educational Partnership
October 8, 2018
During last month’s 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, China and Africa reiterated their mutual commitment to joint initiatives across everything from trade facilitation to green development to education. One exciting ongoing growth area? Educational ties between Zimbabw...

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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...