Studying abroad has long seemed like an attractive option for many UK students, and it’s not hard to see why. Along with cheaper fees, and the opportunity to learn a new language, it is the chance to experience a new c… Learn more.
The University of California at Berkeley’s announcement earlier this year that it faces a budget deficit greater than $150 million sounded an alarm through American academia, and rightfully so. The realisation that one… Learn more.
Imagine my constant surprise, seven years later, at how much still remains unsaid about doing a thesis – even about the basics, such as how to get into a PhD program. Consider this letter which, eerily, happened to lan… Learn more.
Question (from "Daisy"): After a tough swim through sharks, I finally got tenure at "Jekyll Community College." I’ve now been offered another opportunity — or at least I think it’s one. The college’s Golden A… Learn more.
Food shortages, hunger, starvation and long-term food security are not new issues in Africa, nor elsewhere in the developing world. Food security means that all people, at all times, have both physical and economic acces… Learn more.
Start early and gather critical information Crafting a competitive fellowship can take six to nine months, so it is imperative that you start early. You may even want to start looking for postdoctoral fellowships b… Learn more.
Universities historically exist as institutions for the creation and dispersion of knowledge. But today, many young people enter university solely to prepare for careers. In an era of demand-driven funding – where u… Learn more.
Earlier I covered a public university spending a huge sum of money, over $400,000 (they’re still trying to figure out exactly how much), more than enough for full scholarships for a hundred students at a fairly priced … Learn more.
Speculating about what aliens look like has kept children, film producers and scientists amused for decades. If they exist, will extra terrestrials turn out to look similar to us, or might they take a form beyond our wil… Learn more.
Many pressing issues have been calling for attention these days – the unprecedented increase in mortality rates among white Americans, the Black Lives Matter movement and the upending of the Republican Party. At the… Learn more.