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US Shutdown Affects Military Service Institutions, Academic Resources and Scientific Research

Oct 09, 2013 AM EDT As the United States' partial government shut down entered its second week, it has not only affected the tourism industry and the lives of 80,000 federal employees but also impacted the country's ...

Chen Guangcheng, the Blind Chinese Dissident Chooses Washington’s Catholic University after NYU Controversial Departure (UPDATE)

Oct 03, 2013 AM EDT Amid speculations over his next probable assignment in the United States, the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has chosen Catholic University of America in Washington.

McGill's MBA Students Win Prestigious 2013 Hult Prize; Create Insect Flour Rich in Proteins and Iron

Sep 25, 2013 AM EDT The team, ‘Aspire Food Group’ which consist of five students from the Desautels Faculty of Management made flour with insects.

Top 25 Universities to Work For In the US, Glassdoor Survey

Sep 23, 2013 AM EDT Two Ivy League colleges have been ranked in the Top 25 universities to work for in the US – MIT (No.7) and Stanford (No.9).

Top 10 US Universities: Report

Sep 11, 2013 AM EDT Princeton University has been ranked the best college in the United States by the U.S. News World Report.

US Is the 17th Happiest Country in the World, UN Survey

Sep 10, 2013 AM EDT The United States is the world's 17th happiest nation out of 156 countries surveyed, according to the second edition of the World Happiness Report released Monday by the United Nations' Sustainable ...

Auburn to Become a Smoke-Free Campus

Aug 22, 2013 AM EDT Auburn University will be joining nearly 1,200 colleges and universities county-wide, banning smoking on campus. A new policy that takes effect Aug.21 vows to transform the university into a ...

LinkedIn Reduces Age Limit to 14 in US; Introduces ‘University Pages’ To Help Teens with College Hunt

Aug 20, 2013 AM EDT In an attempt to attract more users, especially teens, LinkedIn has drastically dropped its age limit to 14 in the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Australia and South Korea.

Top 10 Costliest Countries for Foreign Students Pursuing Higher Education

Aug 20, 2013 AM EDT Australia has been rated the costliest country for overseas higher education, according to a report by HSBC. The world's sixth largest country has surpassed the United States and Britain.

Top 10 Least LGBT Friendly Campuses in America

Aug 10, 2013 AM EDT The LGBT rights in the United States vary on a state-by-state basis. Currently, 13 states including Washington, D.C. allows gay marriage, while some states offer civil unions or some of the legal ...

Forbes’ Top 10 American Colleges

Jul 25, 2013 AM EDT Stanford University is the best higher educational institution in U.S. The university took the number one spot in Forbes’ 6th annual ranking after scoring top marks in retention rates (98 percent) ...

Mexico Is the Fattest Country in the World, Study

Jul 10, 2013 AM EDT Mexico has now become the world's fattest country with a 32.8 percent adult obesity rate, surpassing United States' 31.8 obesity rate, according to a study released, June by the United Nations Food ...

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