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Hillary Clinton Delivers Commencement at Wellesley College

by Student Union on May 26, 2017

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on graduates to fight for “truth and reason” Friday during a commencement address at her alma mater. “Don’t be afraid... Continue reading Read More


Family of John F. Kennedy Reflect on his 100th Birthday

by Student Union on May 25, 2017

May 29th marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the  United States. In the video below,  which comes courtesy of... Continue reading Read More


Chinese Student Apologizes for Controversial Graduation Remarks

by Student Union on May 25, 2017

Chinese student Yang Shuping issued an apology on Chinese social media after delivering a graduation speech in which she compared the fresh air and politics of her homeland... Continue reading Read More


Report: Thousands of International Students Overstay Their US Visas

by Student Union on May 23, 2017

About 40,000 student and exchange visitors overstayed their visas last year, the largest group of visitors who failed to leave the U.S. on time, according to a Department... Continue reading Read More


Manchester Arena Bomber Targeted Teens

by Student Union on May 23, 2017

The bomber who struck a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande in the northern English city of Manchester, killing 22 and injuring 59 Monday night, set out... Continue reading Read More


Reading

by Mukaam on May 21, 2017

I have not been working since March 31st. This has been longest that I didn't have a full-time job in last 10 years. I have been reading a lot and buying lots of book on my kindle. I recently finished few books -1. Sudeep Chakravarthy's Highway 39  - Since the time I visited Nagaland and Manipur, I have always wanted to know about these places ... Read More


Harvard Student Submits Rap Album as Senior Thesis

by Student Union on May 19, 2017

Harvard senior Obasi Shaw submitted the school’s first ever rap album as his senior thesis for his English honors degree. The album, Liminal Minds, features 10 songs that... Continue reading Read More


Brothers 14 and 11 Graduate College, High School

by Student Union on May 16, 2017

A Texas teen graduated from Texas Christian University (TCU) on May 13 with a bachelor’s degree in physics and minors in math and Chinese. Impressive, but not that... Continue reading Read More


Tuhin Das: Bangladesh Poet, Activist and Writer in Exile

by Student Union on May 15, 2017

Tuhin Das is a writer, activist and poet. In a quiet, melodious voice, he shares a part of a poem. “I don’t know how I can express myself,... Continue reading Read More


Tennessee to Offer Free Community College to Residents

by Student Union on May 14, 2017

Tennessee is set to become the first state in the country to offer free community college for its residents. On May 9, lawmakers in the state voted to... Continue reading Read More


Best Graduation Speeches Speak To The Heart

by Student Union on May 13, 2017

Every year hundreds of college students complete their study programs, and their friends and family come to support that a special ceremony. Probably the most important part of... Continue reading Read More


Know Your Application Deadlines

by Student Union on May 12, 2017

When are application deadlines and how should I complete them? EducationUSA discusses the application process and when documents should be completed. Start the application process as early as... Continue reading Read More


Schools Struggle to Discourage Student Cheating

by Student Union on May 12, 2017

  While many students admit to cheating, experts say there are a growing number of reports from U.S. higher education institutions of cheating among international students. “I do... Continue reading Read More


First Cambodian-American Woman Elected to US Office

by Student Union on May 11, 2017

 Khemarey Khoeun will make history next week when she is sworn in as the first Cambodian-American woman elected to public office in the United States. Khoeun was 6 months... Continue reading Read More


U.S. Education Secretary Booed During Ceremonies

by Student Union on May 11, 2017

Students at Bethune-Cookman University booed, cat-called and turned their backs on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos while she delivered a commencement speech to graduates at the Florida school.... Continue reading Read More


What Student Visa, Papers Do I Need to Study in the US?

by Student Union on May 11, 2017

In this video, EducationUSA discusses the documents you need to get and carry when entering the United States. Here are a few quick steps about securing the proper... Continue reading Read More


Korean Students Talk About College in the U.S.

by Student Union on May 10, 2017

What’s it like to leave your home in South Korea and study in the U.S.? Last May, Chadwick International (CI) School in Songdo, South Korea sent its first graduating... Continue reading Read More


Welcome GSS to Student Union!

by Student Union on May 10, 2017

Today VOA Student Union brings you student voices from around the world in partnership with Global Student Square, an international student journalism network. Global Student Square (GSS) is... Continue reading Read More


Talented Students Earn $$ and Fame With Online Videos

by Student Union on May 10, 2017

Michael Groth is a senior at Rice University in Houston, Texas, wrapping up his engineering studies after four years. But he will graduate as a video star. Groth... Continue reading Read More


Flashcards Proven Method to Improve Your English

by Student Union on May 10, 2017

If you are learning a new language or complex information like physics or mathematics, what can you do to remember what you have learned? What study methods help... Continue reading Read More


Another Racial Incident at U.S. University

by Student Union on May 10, 2017

The Federal Bureau of Investigations has launched a hate crime investigation at American University after bananas were found hanging in the style of nooses around the Washington, D.C. campus... Continue reading Read More


American from North Korean University Detained in Pyongyang

by Student Union on May 8, 2017

The wife of a U.S. citizen who worked at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) and was detained from leaving North Korea this weekend pleaded for his immediate release.... Continue reading Read More


Asian University Alliance Aims to Rival Western Schools

by Student Union on May 5, 2017

China has organized an alliance of Asian universities to push back on Western educational institutions that drain the best students and teachers from Asia. It is also a move... Continue reading Read More


Asian University Alliance Aims to Rival Western Schools

by Student Union on May 5, 2017

China has organized an alliance of Asian universities to push back on Western educational institutions that drain the best students and teachers from Asia. It is also a move... Continue reading Read More


Voice of America Town Hall: Live Blog

by Student Union on May 3, 2017

Watch the live stream of the Education Destination: USA Town VOA International Student Town Hall How Can I Study in the US?VOA International Student Town Hall. Posted by... Continue reading Read More


Voice of America Town Hall: Live Blog

by Student Union on May 3, 2017

Watch the live stream of the Education Destination: USA Town VOA International Student Town Hall How Can I Study in the US?VOA International Student Town Hall. Posted by... Continue reading Read More


Your Expert Panel for VOA’s International Student Town Hall

by Student Union on May 2, 2017

More than 1 million international students attend college or university in the U.S., more than any other country. Today’s international student town hall — Education Destination: USA — features... Continue reading Read More


Your Expert Panel for VOA’s International Student Town Hall

by Student Union on May 2, 2017

More than 1 million international students attend college or university in the U.S., more than any other country. Today’s international student town hall — Education Destination: USA — features... Continue reading Read More


Second Stabbing in Few Days at US Universities

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

Emergency responders say one person is dead and three others have been taken to a hospital with “potentially serious injuries” after a stabbing attack on the University of... Continue reading Read More


Second Stabbing in Few Days at US Universities

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

Emergency responders say one person is dead and three others have been taken to a hospital with “potentially serious injuries” after a stabbing attack on the University of... Continue reading Read More


Former Student Charged in Machete Attack at Transylvania U in Kentucky

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

A 19-year-old has been charged in a machete attack at Transylvania University in Kentucky, who appears to have a history of publicly protesting what he considered the mistreatment of... Continue reading Read More


Former Student Charged in Machete Attack at Transylvania U in Kentucky

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

A 19-year-old has been charged in a machete attack at Transylvania University in Kentucky, who appears to have a history of publicly protesting what he considered the mistreatment of... Continue reading Read More


Sexual Assault Kept Quiet, Unpunished in US Schools

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

Looking into state education records and federal crime data, a yearlong investigation by the Associated Press uncovered roughly 17,000 official reports of sex assaults by students from fall... Continue reading Read More


Sexual Assault Kept Quiet, Unpunished in US Schools

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

Looking into state education records and federal crime data, a yearlong investigation by the Associated Press uncovered roughly 17,000 official reports of sex assaults by students from fall... Continue reading Read More


Sexual Assault in Schools Kept Quiet, Unpunished: Part 2

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: Associated Press conducted a yearlong investigation into sexual assault in U.S. schools. Today is Part 2 of three. Part 1 was published yesterday. Student sexual assaults... Continue reading Read More


Sexual Assault in Schools Kept Quiet, Unpunished: Part 2

by Student Union on May 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: Associated Press conducted a yearlong investigation into sexual assault in U.S. schools. Today is Part 2 of three. Part 1 was published yesterday. Student sexual assaults... Continue reading Read More


How Can I Study in the US?

by Student Union on April 30, 2017

VOA International Student Town Hall Wednesday, May 3, at 10:00 DC-NY/14:00 UTC/22:00 Beijing Are you an international student who wants to study in the United States? Don’t know... Continue reading Read More


How Can I Study in the US?

by Student Union on April 30, 2017

VOA International Student Town Hall Wednesday, May 3, at 10:00 DC-NY/14:00 UTC/22:00 Beijing Are you an international student who wants to study in the United States? Don’t know... Continue reading Read More


Would You Go To This College If You Saw It On Buzzfeed?

by Student Union on April 28, 2017

More colleges are advertising with online media companies like Buzzfeed to attract students to their programs and institutions. In 2016,  86 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds in the... Continue reading Read More


Would You Go To This College If You Saw It On Buzzfeed?

by Student Union on April 28, 2017

More colleges are advertising with online media companies like Buzzfeed to attract students to their programs and institutions. In 2016,  86 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds in the... Continue reading Read More


In Honor of Final Exams, We Give You Sleep

by Student Union on April 27, 2017

When I came to the U.S. as a graduate student at Ohio University, my life on campus was full of things that were exciting, surprising and just plain... Continue reading Read More


Time for United to Get Educated About Diversity

by Student Union on April 26, 2017

Many people around the world were shocked when a United Airlines passenger was removed so forcibly from a flight that his nose and teeth were broken and blood... Continue reading Read More


Ivy League Schools More Affordable Than You Think

by Student Union on April 26, 2017

Many students don’t apply to Ivy league schools because they think they can’t afford it. However, some Ivy League schools want to change that by luring talent from all... Continue reading Read More


Facebook Full of Fake News, Say Young Users

by Student Union on April 26, 2017

Young Americans say they believe nearly half of the news shared on Facebook is false and President Donald Trump tweets too much. They also want to help unite... Continue reading Read More


Beyoncé Funds Scholarship for College Women in the Arts

by Student Union on April 26, 2017

Pop-diva singing sensation Beyoncé has announced plans to fund a college scholarship in celebration of the one-year anniversary of her most recent album, “Lemonade.” The Formation Scholars Awards... Continue reading Read More


UC-Davis Installs Machine That Dispenses Contraception

by Student Union on April 25, 2017

Students at a California university will be able to purchase condoms, pregnancy tests, and emergency contraception pills via a new vending machine on campus. The Wellness-To-Go vending machine... Continue reading Read More


Should Only Some Speech Be Allowed on Campus?

by Student Union on April 25, 2017

American college campuses have earned a reputation as free and open areas for debate, but recent events around the country seem to indicate shifting attitudes about free speech... Continue reading Read More


Indiana U Bans Athletes with History of Domestic Violence

by Student Union on April 25, 2017

Indiana University says it will no longer allow prospective student-athletes with a history of domestic or sexual violence to participate in its athletic programs. The policy, announced Friday,... Continue reading Read More


Students, Universities #MarchforScience

by Student Union on April 25, 2017

Higher education institutions across the U.S. marched in support of science last weekend, including University of California, University of Chicago, Emory University, Florida State, University of Texas and... Continue reading Read More


Women Professors Work More Extra Hours Than Men

by Student Union on April 24, 2017

Studies have shown that women do more extra, unpaid work than men, especially with housework and child care at home. But do women professors also do more extra... Continue reading Read More