Kira A. Tamashiro—Director of Alumni Relations
‘Iolani School—Honolulu, Hawaii
United States
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e-Headlines for April 22, 2014

Compiled each weekday by CASE staff, e-Headlines summarize advancement-related news from leading U.S. and international sources. CASE archives e-Headlines for 10 business days.

 

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Survey reveals post-secondary students feeling the stress
Windsor-Star

Attending university is often described as some of the best years of our lives, but students are increasingly finding they’ve become some of the most stressed years.

 

Blinded by scientific gobbledygook
Ottawa Citizen

I have just written the world’s worst science research paper: More than incompetent, it’s a mess of plagiarism and meaningless garble. Now science publishers around the world are clamouring to publish it. They will distribute it globally and pretend it is real research, for a fee. It’s untrue? And parts are plagiarized? They’re fine with that.

 

Canada among top options for overseas students
Globe and mail

Canada ranks third in a top-10 list of global destinations for graduate business studies, with immigration-friendly policies attracting a growing number of international students, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council.

 

Indian grad students eyeing U.S. as land of opportunity
Science Insider

According to a report released on 17 April by the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., the number of applicants to U.S. graduate schools from India grew by 32% in the past year, following a 22% rise the previous year. The new report also documents a parallel decline in Chinese applications, which fell by 1% this past year and 3% the year before, according to 294 colleges and universities that responded to a CGS survey.

 

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