Category Archives: Fall 2013

Super Typhoon Haiya Response

Super Typhoon Haiya Response Relief in the Philippines  The Philippines have been ravaged by a massive Typhoon, affecting many in the area. An early death toll is estimated to be at 10,000 by the United Nations and more than 600,000

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Report Shows U.S. Universities Increasingly Enroll the World

The United States remains the world’s top destination for international students. A record 819,644 studied at American colleges in 2012-13, an increase of 7.2 percent, according to new data from the Institute of International Education’s annual “Open Doors” report. Still, only 3.9

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Study Away in Colombia

Study Away in Colombia next summer 2014. For more information about this and many more study abroad opportunities, please visit the Study Away office. On Campus Advising Office: Plaster Student Union, Room 209  Downtown Administrative Office: Jim D. Morris Center, Suite 403

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Attend the upcoming career panels

Several career panels are scheduled for this Thursday and Friday, November 5 & 6. These panels consist of professionals who will describe their occupations and provide advice for getting started in similar careers. Students also will have an opportunity to

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Fixing a Gender Pay Gap Can Lead to Faculty Discord

Fixing a Gender Pay Gap Can Lead to Faculty Discord. Most recently some professors at Western Michigan University clashed with the institution’s provost over the issue as up to 300 tenured female professors awaited a promised pay increase meant to

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Is Global Warming the Planet’s Biggest Problem?

The United Nations released a major report last week, finding with more certainty than ever before that humans, chiefly through the burning of coal, oil, and natural gas, are a key cause of the Earth’s warmer temperature. What role can the

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The World Technology Network (the Wtn) announces “The Global Challenges Program”

What if some of the most innovative people alive today came up with new ideas to solve some of the greatest challenges of our times? What about starting with ending world hunger in a decade? What if we could gather,

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Join the Model United Nations at Missouri State University

The Model United Nations is a new, student led organization on campus that promotes the understanding of international diplomacy. It will travel to conferences around the country, representing different countries within the United Nations. Students will take on the persona

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European Union Struggles to Improve Flow of Researchers and Ideas

European Union struggles to improve flow of researchers and ideas. Report shows recruitment practices in the field of research were still not fully open, transparent, and based on merit. The ERA report also showed how public spending on research measured

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U.S. Will Be Fastest-Growing Foreign-Student Destination, Report Predicts

The United States is projected to be the largest and fastest-growing destination for foreign students over the next decade, according to a report released on Tuesday by the British Council’s Education Intelligence global-research service. To read more, click here.

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