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U.S. universities attract more than 1 million international students

More than 1 million students from around the world attend a college or university in the U.S. Find out what they're studying and where.
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Everyday conversations: What’s your Halloween costume? [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students talk about their Halloween costumes.

Everyday conversations: The importance of global education [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, three students discuss global education.

The future of green tech: Reinventing the wheel (literally)

How can your everyday actions combat climate change? Here are five ways tech is transforming transportation.

Everyday conversations for English learners: After a debate [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on U.S. school debates and elections.

Arts education in the U.S. just got a little more creative

Art education programs at U.S. colleges and universities will drive your creativity, while pushing the boundaries of technology and expression.
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Advance your career with these free English classes

The U.S. Department of State and the University of Pennsylvania are offering free online courses for non-native speakers to build English skills.

Score a goal with the language of soccer

You don’t have to play football — or soccer — to speak the language of the world’s most popular sport. Just use any of these common soccer-related phrases.

Keep it all in perspective with an interdisciplinary major

More students are undertaking interdisciplinary majors, which draw on coursework from more than one academic department.