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Your home away from home: Choosing a dorm that’s right for...

International Education Week celebrates students who attend college someplace other than in their home countries. Their curiosity is building a more democratic, secure and prosperous...
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In Kenya, a new twist on old tech means ‘information is...

The Fly Sister Fly Foundation provides the Samburu community in Kenya access to educational and informational broadcasts through solar-powered radios.
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5 technologies set to take off

2016 was an exciting year for technology and innovation. Here are some of the technologies you can expect to hear more about in 2017.
Daryola Brandon posing for photo wearing rock-climbing gear (Courtesy of Daryola Brandon)

This Surinamese student plans to be amazing

Daryola Brandon was selected as one of the first group of students from Suriname to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Youth Ambassadors Program.

Shot for wanting an education, Malala now inspires a university curriculum

"Who is Malala?" the gunman demanded of bus passengers in Pakistan's Swat Valley before firing his weapon, injuring his target and two of her...
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Everyday conversations: Some of the main things about Maine [audio]

What's the reason people visit Maine? It could be the wildlife, coastal scenery or delicious seafood. Learn more about Maine and some English phrases!

Your life at a U.S. college: It’s not just books

Wondering what you can do once you get into college? Here are some fun activities to do outside of class.
Saturn (NASA)

Get a closer glimpse of Saturn’s rings on December 4

Earth will get great photos December 4 when the unmanned Cassini spacecraft plunges past Saturn's rings, and also great data.

Everyday conversations: Let’s go to a museum [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss what they will see at the museum.