14 janvier 2019

Deep Cleaning After Student's Death

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Maryland, College Park, officials are disinfecting every residence hall after a deadly viral outbreak on campus. Some have questioned whether the problem stems from persistent mold issues. More...

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Go Greek and See Grades Drop?

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A study presented at the American Economic Association suggests that students' GPAs fall after becoming Greek affiliated and that joining a fraternity or sorority doesn't necessarily guarantee a higher salary. More...

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Man Arrested For Swallowing Student's Fish

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. More than two years after a man ate a student’s pet fish in her Louisiana State University dormitory, he has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty, according to TV station WBRZ. More...

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13 janvier 2019

Popularity of Early Decision Continues to Grow

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Colleges set records in applications and admissions figures, despite lingering concerns of many experts that the programs favor wealthier applicants. Admit rates are dropping. More...

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09 janvier 2019

A view from Trump’s America: Strike out, or home run

By Patrick Atack. The batter approaches the home plate, nerves jangling as the crowd bays for his blood. He locks eyes with the pitcher, hoping to dislodge his wavering confidence. He raises his bat and swings. More...

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07 janvier 2019

GATE re-opens in Brazil to welcoming crowd

By Danilo Vital. After a two-year absence, Global Access Through Education made its return to the largest nation in Latin America with its international education fairs in São Paulo. More...

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As markets welcome Bolsonaro, Brazil’s ELT sector hopes for boost

By Danilo Vital. Jair Bolsonaro’s election as Brazil’s president is seen as a boost for the nation’s ELT industry, stakeholders have told The PIE News. Chosen by 55% of voters to run the world’s ninth largest economy, the former military captain is expected to stabilise the currency exchange rate and attract international investment, in turn attracting students. More...

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Canada’s booming intled industry in figures

By Claudia Civinini. Canada hosted almost 495,000 students last year – this means that the country has surpassed its International Education Strategy goal of hosting more than 450,000 by 2022 five years early. More...

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Canada: Seven new MoUs with Mexico

By Claudia Civinini. A delegation of eight Canadian university presidents and research partners met with their Mexican counterparts in a three-day mission aimed at strengthening research collaborations and academic mobility between the two countries. More...

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Canada int’l recruitment keeps growing, but stakeholders concerned

By Claudia Civinini. The international student flow to Canada hasn’t slowed down after a record-breaking 2017, amid rumours that some schools have reached capacity. More...

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