Fulbright awardees of 2016 cohort and Charge d'Affaires Julie Chung posed for picture during a pre-departure orientation session at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh.

Seven Cambodians have been chosen to take part in the Fulbright scholarship program in the U.S., where they will pursue a master’s degree. The young scholars – Sou Jolyda, Sopha Boramey, Kong Ratanakvotey, Huy Lyhour, Chuong Thort, Oung Ty Keithya and Heang Vanny – are preparing to take the leap into the unknown. Jolyda, a…

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Harvard University students staged walkouts in support of dining hall staff on strike in October. About 750 Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) employees united on the campus October 5 to protest the university’s reticence to increase their wages and offer better health benefits. They marched to Massachusetts Hall, the office of University President Drew G….

Coast Guard Academy: CGA 2016 Fulbright Scholar. Cadet First Class Jacquelyn Kubicko recipient of Fulbright Scholarship to the United Kingdom. Image courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm (Flickr)

The application deadline for the 2016-2017 Fulbright Program competition closed earlier this month.  However, it is never too early to start preparing for next years application. The Fulbright Program brings international students to America to study, teach or do research and sends American students overseas to do the same. Fulbright grants are awarded each year…

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Many organizations publish rankings of universities, both international and American. So how do you find reliable rankings, and just how important are they anyway? To get started, here is a list of a few sites to check out for international rankings: Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities This ranking provides a list of the…