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How You Can Change the World With a Business Degree
January 16, 2019
When most people think of business success, they think of making lots of money. And while this is often the case, there’s another reason to pursue a business career: the chance to make a difference to society. While business people have always been capable of changing the world, the members of Generation Z -- people who are now coming of age, becoming primary consumers and entering the workforce -- feel uniquely compelled to do so. If you are among this inspired group, here are some things you should know.

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Why You Should Study Transport Design in Turin
January 7, 2019
Mobility is a crucial topic in today's day and age. Humankind is traveling faster, further, and more frequently than ever before. Consumer vehicles are increasingly luxurious, smart, and efficient. At the same time, we face limited natural resources, increased pressure on urban space, and climate ch...

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The 411 on Universities and Socially Responsible Investing
October 25, 2018
"With eyes wide open, Generation Z looks to serve, share, and impact," proclaims a recent Zendesk Relate piece. And with growing numbers of this up-and-coming generation heading off to college and into the workforce, it follows that universities are increasingly turning toward socially responsible i...

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Why Does Finland Have One of the World's Best Education Systems?
September 21, 2018
Always a top finisher on rankings of the world’s best higher education systems, Finland was recently declared to be “a miracle of education” by the World Bank. On Universitas 21’s assessment of the world’s top universities, meanwhile, Finland claimed top spot when levels of GDP per capita ...

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Seven Countries With Names that Will Surprise You
September 6, 2018
Guess what? You have probably been calling these countries by the wrong name for a long time. It's time to fix it. Let's take a closer look at seven countries whose names will surprise you.

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Why Indigenous Studies Matter for Natural Sciences Students
August 16, 2018
For many years, indigenous people and issues were not only disregarded, but also largely invisible in education. However, as the importance of their impact and influence is increasingly asserted, this is rapidly changing. One area where indigenous studies offer unique value? The natural sciences. He...

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Everything You Need To Know About Graduate Student Unions
May 30, 2018
Graduate student unions are in the news again, with campuses across the US deciding to allow--and not to allow--graduate students to unionize. In October 2016, we reported that National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would require private universities to bargain with graduate student labor unions on c...

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Where Should You Launch Your Startup?
April 26, 2018
If you’re thinking of starting a startup, now may be the perfect time. Which begs the question: Are any locations better than others when it comes to specific industries? Read on for a roundup of five innovation hubs.

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It's Zero Discrimination Day: 4 Biases You Need To Understand
March 1, 2018
Today, March 1, is Zero Discrimination Day, a day sponsored by UNAIDS. Today, UNAIDS is highlighting the right of everyone to be free of discrimination. This includes discrimination based age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, language, health, geographical loca...

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Around the World: How To Celebrate Carnival, Shrove Tuesday, or Lent
February 12, 2018
What do Pancake Day, Ash Wednesday, Lent, Mardi Gras, and Carnival have in common? Lent. Confused? We'll explain. Let's take a closer look at how you can celebrate the season.

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January 16, 2019

The 'skills gap' is a frequent topic of discussion for educators and employers alike. Which begs the question: are colleges sending their graduates ou...


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January 15, 2019

While many of the implications of Brexit remain unknown, education leaders from Scotland made one thing clear last month: the country will remain open...


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January 8, 2019

Are universities being pulled in separate directions? This is what the UN’s top education official Stefania Giannini proposed in a recent talk. The ...


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