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Classroom Antarctica

Reaching the magnetic South Pole is a travel destination few people get to check off their bucket list. But two University of Melbourne PhD students did just that while also indulging their interest in classic physics experiments.

dateSep 23, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Student debt and economic hardship

Students who come out of college with debt—especially larger amounts—are more likely to face hardship and financial difficulty during their lives, finds a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.

dateSep 23, 2016 in Economics & Business
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A woman researcher in a men's prison

Some 150 inmates are currently committed in Swiss correctional facilities. The ethnologist Irene Marti, a doctoral student at the University of Neuchâtel, has been looking into how they cope. She participated in their everyday ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Class sizes in Michigan—the quiet crisis

New research from the Education Policy Initiative at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy found that many Michigan K-12 students experience very large core classes—with 40 or more students—but that ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Social Sciences
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