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These 8 Women Changed Science -- Will You Do the Same?
February 10, 2017

Did you know that February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science? Whether you’re a woman working in this vital area or you have a sister/mother/daughter/aunt/friend/colleague who is, this annual observation is the perfect day to give yourself (or someone else) a pat on the back. It’s also an ideal opportunity to honor the many women whose contributions to science continue to improve our lives today.

We’re all familiar with the names Marie Curie and Maria Montessori, but they’re far from alone. Here’s a closer look at eight other pioneering women in science, along with why the contributions of women are more necessary than ever moving forward.


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5 Reasons to Consider a Degree in Indigenous Studies
February 9, 2017
A December 2016 THE article highlighted the rise in both the US and Canada of indigenous language coursework. That same month, CBC News ran a story on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s prioritization of indigenous languages through the imminent proposal of the Canadian Indigenous Langua...

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Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration: What’s the Difference?
February 2, 2017
How do you know when it’s time to unplug?  Is there ever a time to unplug?   Keep the line clear between your life and your work?  Or blur the line to integrate the two?  What’s the best way to go?  Let’s take a closer look.

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Why You Need a Master’s Degree that Develops Your Digital Skills
January 30, 2017
You’ve spent your entire life immersed in the digital world. So you’re pretty much already an expert, right? Not so fast. As it turns out, there’s plenty more to learn in today’s fast-moving digital space -- particularly if you’re interested in becoming a change agent i...

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What is Edtech and How Will it Shape Your Future?
January 26, 2017
The world’s first public schools date all the way back to ancient times. And while trends, philosophies, policies and institutions have come and gone since then, a surprising amount stayed the same through the millennia. However, technological advancements -- and digital technology, in particu...

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How to Survive an Enduring Career
January 19, 2017
If you’re in your 20s, plan on working for the next 50 or 60 years.  The career lifecycle has expanded—partly because of increasing lifespans.  How can you plan your work life for the next half-century or more?  We’ve put together a few enduring understandings for yo...

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Why an Accelerated Degree Can Save You Time (and Money)
January 12, 2017
It’s hard to argue that the cost of higher education isn’t exorbitant. One lesser-known pathway worth exploring for students looking to save both time and money? An accelerated degree. Here’s a closer look at this alternative to conventional degree programs, along with four re...

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Reading the Road Less Traveled: A Global Journey
January 5, 2017
Resolved to step outside your comfort zone this year?  Pick up a book.  Take the road less traveled and join us on our global literary journey.  Who knows?  Maybe you’ll find an author who speaks to you—half a world away. 

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The Prickly Politics of Christmas
December 24, 2016
Hop up into Santa’s sleigh for the ride of your life. Let’s take a closer look at Christmas through history—brace yourself for controversy and cataclysm.  Don’t forget your Santa hat!  On Comet, on Cupid, on Donner, on Blitzen! 

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How to Stay In Touch From Abroad
December 22, 2016
Connection.  It’s what we crave all the time—texts, Facebook, Twitter, email.  We’re constantly connecting, at least virtually.  Being home during the holiday season is one time when we might want more than virtual connection.  As an international student, you m...

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September 19, 2017

Aloha! International students brought $500 million to the Hawaiian economy last year, in the form of direct spending and job creation.  Let&rsquo...


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September 15, 2017

Several financial firms are working together to offer an exciting tuition promotion for Chinese students studying in the US, the UK, Canada, New Zeala...


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September 12, 2017

The UK’s higher education institutes have educated more of the world’s leaders than any other country, according to a new study from the H...