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Women Now Lead at Half of Utah’s Public Universities
October 12, 2018
Last month, Ruth Watkins was inaugurated as the 16th president of one of Utah’s largest public universities. Not only was this significant because she was the first woman president in the school’s history, but also because it signified a major moment in higher education history: Watkins joined a distinguished group of women who now make up the leadership of half of the state’s public schools.

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Groundbreaking Science Honored in This Year's Nobel Prize
October 7, 2018
The Nobel Prize for chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for their "utterly pioneering" work in using evolution to create new antibodies and enzymes. Let's take a closer look.

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Higher Ed International Exchange is Alive and Well
October 5, 2018
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released its annual Education at a Glance report for 2018. The authoritative source on the state of global education, it offers a fresh look at international student numbers around the world. Here’s a closer look at key findings.

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Is Constructive Failure the Key to Innovation?
October 2, 2018
What can universities do to cultivate innovation-forward campuses? According to academic leaders of both European and Asian universities, the answer lies in an unlikely place: failure.

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Are Big Changes Ahead for Student Loans in the US?
September 28, 2018
The Trump administration has proposed several changes to student loans. Wondering whether it will impact you? Here’s a closer look at what to expect.

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How Two Students Changed the World
September 27, 2018
A pair of students operating out of their friend’s garage have created a $110bn search engine that has become a household name. Okay, so it’s taken twenty years to happen – but as Google’s creators celebrate the tech giant's 20th anniversary, it’s worth taking a look back at their humble r...

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Which STEM Degree Earns You the Most?
September 25, 2018
Get ready for a surprise. According to the results from a new Bankrate survey, the most lucrative STEM degree is...

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UK Universities Call for the Return of Work Visas for International Grads
September 21, 2018
With international enrollments “flatlining” in the UK, universities are pushing for the return of post-study visas which would allow students to remain in the country for a period of up to two years following their studies. Here’s a closer look at the situation.

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Why Have Humanities Courses Become Less Popular Since the Financial Crisis?
September 18, 2018
The humanities are in bad shape. Let's take a closer look at a recent analysis of the downturn of humanities studies since 2008.

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Scotland Offers Free Sanitary Products to Students
September 14, 2018
Scotland is working to end "period poverty" for girls and women. Thanks to a $6.8 million influx from the Scottish government, students at schools, colleges, and universities in Scotland will have access to free sanitary products. Let's take a closer look.

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November 8, 2018

Looking for your first career job out of school? Here are the employee benefits you can receive and how you can get them.


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November 1, 2018

Though multitasking has its pitfalls, there's a time and place for everything. Struggling to find time to workout and study? Try doing both at the sam...


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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-an...