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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 out why.


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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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New Report Suggests International Experience More Valuable Than You Think
October 4, 2016
Take that foreign language class you’ve always wanted to take!  Graduates need to know how to work across boundaries of language and culture, border and economy to succeed in a global workplace.  A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) suggests that despite its importanc...

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The Unusual Link Between Immigrant Background and Higher Education in the UK
September 30, 2016
Children with native-born parents and children of foreign-born parents are usually on equal footing when it comes to college attainment, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). However, a recent OECD study reveals a very different phenomenon in England and Nor...

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April 24, 2018

Scotland and China are continuing their robust educational and trade partnership. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently returned from a trip to Beij...


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April 20, 2018

Despite a surge in international student numbers, the overall numbers of applications to universities in the UK are in decline. Let's take a closer lo...


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April 17, 2018

Making it into the NCAA Final Four for men’s basketball is a big deal for players and fans, but it’s also a big deal for college admissions office...