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Why Study Business Analytics?
November 30, 2016

Thinking about business analytics?  The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego offers graduate students the chance to wrestle with real-world business problems—and their solutions—using cutting edge business analytics.  Let’s take a closer look.


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How International Students Can Celebrate Thanksgiving
November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving, that quintessential American holiday, is here.  Thinking about what to do?  We have four fantastic options for you.  Let’s take a closer look. 

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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 ...

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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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February 15, 2018

Funding challenges and an exodus of researchers have left science in Brazil in a precarious position. Now comes news of a bright spot: the country has...


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February 8, 2018

Oxford University took controversial measures to correct a gender gap in math and computer science exam results: Students were given 15 extra minutes ...


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February 5, 2018

We know that international students contribute significantly to the economy in the UK. What's new? Northern Ireland. Let's take a closer look.