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What Can College Students Expect From the Trump Presidency?
November 9, 2016

Whether you were a steadfast member of the “make America great again” camp or you’re still reeling from last night’s unexpected Clinton loss, democracy has made its voice heard: Donald Trump is officially the next President of the United States. But what does this mean for you as a college student? Let’s take a closer look. 


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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 ...

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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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February 19, 2018

Earlier this month, the international community helped raise $2.7 billion for the Global Partnership for International Education, an international edu...


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February 15, 2018

Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has...