Eric Stoller's Top Stories

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  1. China crisis: what does it mean for student recruitment?
    Imagine the scenario: an increasingly prosperous Asian country, which sends more students than any other nation to UK universities, is suddenly hit by a stock market collapse, a currency devaluation and a deep recession. Students are unable to afford...
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  2. 10 steps to PhD failure
    Given the stakes involved, one peculiar aspect of graduate school is the number of students who seem indifferent to its pitfalls. Year after year many run headlong, like lemmings, off the same cliffs as their predecessors. Yet a good share of these...
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  3. Infographic: Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land Values
    FEATURE STORY Infographic: Financing Transit-Oriented Development with Land ValuesJanuary 15, 2015 Click here to enlarge
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  4. Community college in New Jersey struggles to break through with adaptive math courses
    Like most community colleges that enroll large numbers of low-income students, Essex County College has a serious graduation rate problem, with remedial math being a primary stumbling block. Essex, located in Newark, N.J., had a graduation rate of 8...
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  5. Stolen Lives - A Creative Commons Collaborative Project
    Stolen Lives is a project funded by the Arts Humanities Research Council (AHRC) with support from the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE) at the University of Hull. The project aims to raise awareness of both...
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