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Hurricane Harvey Student News Roundup
August 30, 2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall last weekend, devastating communities, families, and businesses.  In the wake of the storm, community members, student volunteers, campus administrations, and individuals are rallying to help out and meet the challenges of those displaced by the storm.  Let’s take a closer look.


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New Data on the State of Humanities Research in Norway
August 29, 2017
If you’re in academia, you’ve likely heard the mandate, “Publish or perish.” However, a recent report from the Research Council of Norway reveals that more than a quarter of the country’s humanities researchers haven’t published. Here’s a closer look at the ...

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EU Should Double Research Budget, According to the EU Commission’s High Level Group
August 26, 2017
To maximize the EU’s impact on research and innovation around the world, the EU Commission’s High Level Group recommended doubling the EU’s research budget. Learn about other recommendations.  Let’s take a closer look.

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Georgia to Attract More Chinese Students
August 22, 2017
Georgia hopes to attract more Chinese students in coming years and plans on seeking out students from China’s “Belt and Road Initiative.”  Learn more about how a plan to unite global economies across Asia could also be a boon to Georgia’s international student population...

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Changes to College Admissions Testing in Japan Underway for 2020
August 19, 2017
Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) announced changes to admissions policies for both public and private universities earlier this summer, according to The Japan Times. Here’s a closer look at what students can expect in the near future.

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India May Launch First Exclusive University for Low-Caste Students
August 18, 2017
Members of India’s Dalit caste may have a new avenue for higher education: an exclusive university aimed at promoting empowerment.  Learn more about this exciting project and what it will mean for India’s Dalit students.  Let’s take a closer look.

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China Draws Growing Share of African Students
August 15, 2017
While the U.S., U.K. and Australia draw the biggest numbers of international students, another country is coming on strong -- particularly when it comes to students from Africa. Here’s a closer look at the phenomenon.

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India and Russia Establish Center of Excellence
August 12, 2017
India and Russia have entered the second stage of establishing a new Center for General Engineering and Technical Training in India.  Learn more about the partnership and why it’s happening.

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US Campuses Assist International Students Wary of Traveling Home
August 11, 2017
For international students affected by the travel ban, some universities in the US are offering help.  How?  Accommodations, dining, and on-campus jobs for many.  Learn more about how US universities are helping international students wary of traveling home.

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Chinese International Students Depend on Friendship in Australia
August 8, 2017
While the Chinese population in Australia can serve as a cultural comfort for many Chinese international students, one expert says that Chinese students in Australia need to push their comfort zones—and make friends with the locals.  Let’s take a closer look.

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October 11, 2018

Among your most important tasks as a student, besides learning, is building your network. However you do it, one thing is clear: the stronger your net...


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October 5, 2018

Stress and anxiety are not new phenomena for students. However, according to a recent article published in the academic journal Nature Biotechnology, ...


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October 5, 2018

Data. It’s one of the most powerful four-letter words out there, but it’s useless without the ability to derive meaning from it. Enter data scienc...


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