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Meet Randy Berry, U.S. special envoy for the human rights of...

Veteran diplomat Randy Berry was recently appointed as the first U.S. special envoy for the human rights of LGBTI persons.

The American religious landscape

The U.S. has a diverse religious landscape, and immigration is transforming it even more. Explore the many faces of the American religious experience.

Top concern among students heading to America: Is my English good...

Let’s say you’re thinking of attending a U.S. college or university. You’ll likely have to adapt to a new language and a new culture,...

Applying to U.S. schools? Get good advice, online and off.

So you’ve decided you’d like to study in the United States. Congratulations! You’ll need to prepare, and a great place to start is EducationUSA’s Online...
Students on campus (AP Images)

A record number of international students enroll in U.S. colleges. Will...

A lot of international students pursue college and university degrees in the U.S. — nearly 820,000 did in 2013. That's more than go to any...
Haitian girl uses a LuminAID device at night.

Two students use science to bring light to disaster zones

When Andrea Sreshta and Anna Stork saw disaster victims on TV, they decided to do something about it. They were graduate students in architecture...
Two Syrian girls laugh together in a refugee camp

They go to school in a tent, far from home. Can...

Since fleeing civil war, Hayat and her cousin Yamama have lived in tents with their families in a settlement in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley. But are...