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Closing Borders Risks Reversing Global Talent Flow

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Universities live or die by their ability to attract the brightest and best from around the world, and new border restrictions risk shifting the balance of power.

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Trump’s Immigration Order Is a Major Blow to American Universities

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Trump’s Immigration Order Is a Major Blow to American Universities
Of America’s 975,000 international students, roughly 16,000 have been prohibited by executive order from entering (or re-entering) the country.

January 31, 2017 at 06:10PM
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Why Trump's 'New Deal For Black America' Needs To Be Rewritten

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In honor of Black History Month, U.S. President Donald Trump should revise his 'New Deal for Black America' to correspond to his administration's evolving understanding of the economic issues facing African Americans and the rest of the workforce.

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NPR News: Under DeVos, Here's How School Choice Might Work

Under DeVos, Here's How School Choice Might Work
"Tax credit scholarships" are a twist on vouchers. Florida's program is one of the largest in the country, serving 92,000 students.

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Women On The 30 Under 30 2017: Where Entrepreneurship And Feminism Collide

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Now is the time in which the forces of entrepreneurship and feminism collide. This is where our feminist entrepreneurs who made the 2017 list shine. An impressive but far-from-exhaustive sampling of 25 women honored this year.

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30 Under 30 2017 Women

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The 32 Million Disruptive Adult Learning Opportunity

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32 million adults lack foundational skills in literacy, numeracy, and the workforce. A new report shows how entrepreneurs can use technology to reach them. The opportunity for disruptive innovation is ripe

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Meet The CEO Building A $75 Million Global Landmark For African American History

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I spoke with CEO Michael Boulware Moore about the vision behind the International African American Museum, rethinking history, and the importance of expanding our global perspective of the black experience.

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How You Can Best Help a Family Member in Finding a Job in 2017

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Helping a family member in her or his job search is more important in 2017 than ever!

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Voices From Rural America on Why (or Why Not) to Go to College

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NPR News: Tenn. Governor Seeks Free Community College For All Adults

Tenn. Governor Seeks Free Community College For All Adults
The idea got a standing ovation at the governor's State of the State address last night, with Democratic Leader Craig Fitzhugh saying, "Actually I had hoped that we would do that earlier."

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These 5 Student Loan Changes Could Help You Pay Off Your Debt In 2017

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With 44 million student loan borrowers carrying $1.3 trillion in debt, government officials were forced to take note of this hot-button issue in the midst of a huge election year — and it’s about time. Here are five student loan changes you can expect to see in 2017.

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Colleges Discover the Rural Student

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Grads of LifeVoice: Advancing Impact Hiring: Getting Further, Faster With Employer-led Pilots

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In order to stay competitive companies need to innovate, diversify, educate, and train youth so they can realize their ambition to become the next generation of employees.

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What Do You Do When You Have To Speak - But You're Injured?

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David Meerman Scott faced a dilemma - how to speak with an obvious injury -- and what to say about it. Here's how he handled it.

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Really Care About Public Schools

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For the most part, I have done a good job of “swimming in my lane” and keeping my posts relevant to the overarching theme of business and entrepreneurship, which is my assigned area of expertise. But it’s impossible to ignore that I’m also an entrepreneur in the educational technology space.

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NPR News: Universities Grapple With Trump's Executive Order On Immigration

Universities Grapple With Trump's Executive Order On Immigration
Colleges and universities are concerned about the implications of President Trump's executive order barring people from seven mainly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.

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Learn At Work From Gary Vee, Seth Godin And Guy Kawasaki

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Video has changed how we consume information. That change is now coming to your office.

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The Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship Is Creating The Next Generation Of Moguls

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The Institute is teaching young adults how to become the next Russell, Diddy, or Hov.

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NPR News: Students Stranded Worldwide By Trump Order

Students Stranded Worldwide By Trump Order
Many international students trying to get back to classes at NYU, MIT, Yale and other U.S. schools are now in limbo.

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3 Ways Public School Teachers Are Uniting To Block Betsy DeVos Confirmation

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If (and when) Betsy DeVos is confirmed as secretary of education, public school educators will be mobilizing in unprecedented ways in an effort to make a privatization agenda more difficult than she might hope for.

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When ‘Black Like Me’ Means ‘White Like Them’

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Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required

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Use A Light Touch Preparing Your Child For College Admission

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Encourage natural growth in your child instead of extensive pruning for maximum effect during the journey to college

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Want Fitter, Healthier, And More Productive Kids? Just Start School Later

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Want Fitter, Healthier, And More Productive Kids? Just Start School Later
Enough with the cruel early morning school start times — just let the kids sleep. It's not their fault — it's science.

January 29, 2017 at 07:52PM
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Starting The College Process

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If the high point of the college process is the day you get in, you’ve chosen the wrong place. Find one where you will thrive, grow, graduate and be ready to take on the next step in your young life in the most confident way.

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Drew University

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California Court Blessed NCAA's Drug Testing 22 Years Ago Today

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Throughout the country, college athletes continue to seek greater personal freedoms. However, twenty-two years ago today, the NCAA won a major legal victory that that limited college athletes' privacy rights, especially in the area of drug testing. The case of note,Hill v. NCAA,was filed by two Stanford University college athletes -- [...]

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Grads of LifeVoice: Why We Must Rebuild America's Competency Infrastructure

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While we worry about crumbling bridges and buckling roadways, there is another infrastructure in deep need of reconstruction: the one that supports the development of the American mind.

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What The Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans: Part 3

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Here is what the Navient lawsuit means for your student loans - and what you can do about it.

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NPR News: Does Your School Arrest Students?

Does Your School Arrest Students?
A new investigation from EducationWeek finds that, in most states, black students are disproportionately arrested in school.

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Apply The 60-Minute Rule To Avoid Getting Fired... Or Embarrassing Your Team

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It took all of fifteen minutes for sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson to bring up Pittsburg Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live locker room fiasco during CBS’s nationally televised broadcast of the AFC Championship game.

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Campuses Wary of Offering ‘Sanctuary’ to Undocumented Students

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MBAs Emerge From Four-Year Trough With Global Resurgence

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Figures out this week show that applications for MBA programs rose for the first time in five years, a sign that the all-purpose business degree has not yet had its chips.

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NCAA Needs To Investigate UConn For Its Alleged Mistreatment Of Prospective Football Players

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If there is any truth to the NCAA claims that it serves as a body to protect college athletes, it will launch an immediate investigation into the University of Connecticut ("UConn") football program and its athletic scholarship practices under its new and recently rehired head coach, Randy Edsall.

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Answering, 'So, What Do You Do?'

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When someone asks what you do for a living, avoid starting with what it says on your business card. Instead, start with a verb that tells me what you actually do. ‘I teach…/lead…/develop….’

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A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

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A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits
Education doesn't matter as much as you think.

January 26, 2017 at 07:51AM
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The Surprising Truth Neuroscience Is Telling Us About Human Emotion

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New research shows that we humans are more alike than we might think.

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Is Google the New McKinsey?

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Is Google the New McKinsey? Most MBAs want to make money-it is still a big part of business. But for my MBA students, making money is not enough. I teach Software Design, Software Development and Applied Digital Innovation at UVA's Darden School. Tech giants and startups are a top recruiting choice.

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NPR News: Finding Words in Paint: How Artists See Dyslexia

Finding Words in Paint: How Artists See Dyslexia
It's the most common learning disability, yet it's hard to understand. We asked six artists who have dyslexia to share their experiences in images.

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Grads of LifeVoice: The Truth About Opportunity In Rural America

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We as a nation must recognize that our rural children and families have value. Our youth have strengths and skills that they can meaningfully contribute to their communities and our nation.

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Ten Ways To Bond With Your Child's College Counselor

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Having a good relationship with your child's college counselor makes the college admission process more bearable. Here are some ways to create and sustain it.

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NPR News: Judge Sides With University In Legal Fight With Student Newspaper

Judge Sides With University In Legal Fight With Student Newspaper
A judge has sided with the University of Kentucky in a lawsuit against its own student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, over the release of a Title IX sexual assault investigation.

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What To Do When Your Dream School Says "I'm Not That Into You."

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Whether you were rejected, deferred, or waitlisted from your first choice college, it does not mean you are out of options.

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The future of the wo

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How This Startup Grew To Handle Security At First-Ever Global Citizen Festival In India

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A young startup Momentum India, founded by Rohan Oberoi, who heads up the company with co-founder Himmat Rana, was hired to handle and manage security at India's first-ever Global Citizen Festival.

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Charted: The American law schools most—and least—worth your money

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Charted: The American law schools most—and least—worth your money
While once a fail-safe way to land a well-paying job, going to law school in the US is nowadays proving more of a risk than a guarantee of a cushy salary. But attending BYU is a good place to start, apparently.

January 24, 2017 at 01:14PM
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khanacademy

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Last chance to participate in our new series on careers and personal finance. Send us your story by January 31st! https://t.co/OpbAxni6kzhttp://pic.twitter.com/A81jGG7WD0 — Khan Academy (@khanacademy) January 24, 2017

Forget The Myths: Innovation Isn't Created The Way Most People Think

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When people think about innovation, they tend to think about bright ideas. But actually it turns out that there are other, more important, factors in determining innovation success

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Inside An MIT Incubator: What It's Really Like To Learn Entrepreneurship At MIT

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MIT entrepreneurship student Nick Majer shares how Politifund, the startup he’s helping build, hopes to revolutionize American politics, and why MIT startups seem to do so well.

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How To Help Your Coach Help You

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Always remember that mastering the content is only 50% of learning... Mastering these essential character traits starts and ends with giving our teachers permission to tell us the truth.

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University Of Connecticut Could Face Lawsuit For Not Honoring Verbal Football Scholarship

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Last week, University of Connecticut coach Randy Edsall pulled a verbal scholarship offer to a high school senior with just 17 days left in the college recruiting process. In taking a 'me first' approach, UConn head football coach Randy Edsall exposes UConn to the risk of civil liability.

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What The Navient Lawsuit Means For Your Student Loans: Part 2

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In the wake of the federal government's lawsuit against Navient, here is how you can protect yourself and your student loans.

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Is SEO The Secret To Getting More Speaking Gigs?

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Don't look for shortcuts like clever SEO to jump-start your speaking career. You need to think long term.

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Why Populism Is Rising And How To Combat It

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Explaining what populism is, what´s behind its resurgence and how to tackle the alarming rise of populist movements around the world.

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Here's What Student Loan Borrowers Expect Now That Trump Is President

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A new survey by Student Loan Hero finds that what borrowers would like to see implemented under the Trump administration is pretty close to what he promised on the campaign trail.

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5 Fail-Proof Ways To Impress People In Taiwan

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Foreign travelers keep arriving in Taiwan, and business people regularly visit from abroad looking for a piece of the world's 20th largest economy. Here are five things Taiwanese people expect in meeting a face-to-face meeting.

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