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Honoring the Impact of Philosophers on World Philosophy Day
November 17, 2016

While philosophers are often written off as dreamy-eyed daydreamers, the truth is that their work has very real impact: It helps us make sense of the world we live in while working toward a better one. We can think of no better occasion to celebrate the value of this field than with the celebration of World Philosophy Day. Let’s take a closer look at this annual observation, along with highlighting a few philosophers who have had a profound influence on the world as we know it across a variety of different disciplines.


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The Changing Face of International Students in the US
November 10, 2016
The US has always attracted high numbers of international students, and last year proved no exception.  As more students study in the US, universities are accommodating a younger, economically self-sufficient, and globally diverse group.  Learn more.   

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Five Reasons to Study in Russia
November 9, 2016
Russia may not be the first country that comes up when thoughts turn to international studies. But the truth is that this oft-underestimated, increasingly innovative country boast a long list of amazing offerings for students from all over the globe. Wondering what’s waiting for you there? Let...

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The 411 on Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings
November 3, 2016
What are safe spaces and trigger warnings, and are they necessary? Let’s take a closer look at this controversial topic, along with highlighting some arguments for and against their use in academia.

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Want to Change the World? Get One of These 7 degrees for a Better Future
October 27, 2016
Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  We think so too.  Get one of these seven degrees and start changing the world for a better future. 

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How Big Data is Changing Higher Education
October 20, 2016
Six years ago, the UN General Assembly designated October 20th as “World Statistics Day.”  As the science of learning from data, statistics plays an important role in how we wrangle massive quantities of information into meaningful insights -- both within the world at large, and wit...

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Countdown to the Election: What Your Vote Could Mean for Higher Education
October 13, 2016
The stakes are high in every facet of this election. Today, we look at one aspect: higher education, as it pertains to both American and international students.  What are the candidates’ views and policies regarding higher education?  See for yourself. 

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Is Your Future Flexible?
October 10, 2016
Our world, our lives, and our careers are changing faster and faster. Modern professionals need to be able to adapt quickly to new trends in their fields or adopt skills that give them flexibility for new directions. One way to expand and develop your potential is through online learning. But how ca...

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Top 6 Reasons to Study in Cuba
October 7, 2016
Last spring, President Barack Obama became the first US president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years, at which time he called on Congress to lift the long-standing trade embargo. This continued a promising trend of improved relations between the two countries, including the reopening of embassies and ...

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Why You Should Take a Chance on Sweden
October 5, 2016
Do you want to study in one of the most innovative nations in the world? Are you looking for programs that will give you a competitive edge for a global career? If so, look no further than Sweden! This Nordic country offers world-class graduate programs and a whole lot more. Here are four reasons to...

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May 25, 2018

Increasingly, seminary students opt to leave the Master of Divinity behind. Traditionally, after seminary students complete a three-year course of stu...