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Ethics, Finance and Public Good: Solving the Equation Through Islamic Finance
November 3, 2015

Evolved to meet the ethical requirements of Muslims as an alternative to conventional financial practices, Islamic finance is inextricably interwoven with Islamic ethics and the ages-old imperatives of morality, fairness and equality. And while Islamic finance may not currently stand front and center on the global international finance stage, its potential influence and impact is significant. Wondering why Islamic finance is so important in contemporary society? Let’s take a closer look.


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Four Reasons Why Getting a Humanities Degree Is a Good Idea
October 30, 2015
Let’s face it: humanities degrees get a bad rap. In fact, the mere mention of the word “humanities” -- defined as “the study of how people process and document the human experience” -- brings to mind another four-syllabic word for many people: “unemployment.&rdquo...

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Women with Degrees Earn More Than Those Without
October 8, 2015
Wage equality is a hot-button issue in 2015. There is a fierce debate surrounding its causes and impacts. It's no surprise that a recent study confirmed that women earn less than men. However, the study also yielded interesting information about graduates with some positive implications for women..

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Why Study Logistics and Transportation Law?
May 6, 2015
With the logistics and transportation industry growing at a staggering rate of 23 percent every 10 years, the next few years will see a giant leap in the need for qualified workers in this field. In particular demand? Legal experts. Read on to find more about the dynamic logistics and transportation...

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The Entrepreneur's Guide to Study Success
February 26, 2015
Because entrepreneurship is a quickly growing career option for people from all over the globe, more and more students apply for business programs. But what if these same skills were applied even sooner to the entire academic experience? Let’s take a closer look at seven ways today’...

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Top 7 Reasons to Take a Degree in a Foreign Language
October 8, 2014
Whether academic, aspirational or a combination of factors, there is a multitude of reasons why you may be considering learning a new language or taking a degree in a foreign language. From introductory coursework to advanced degrees, schools and universities all over the world offer language studie...

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5 Top Reasons Why You Should Study in South Africa
September 12, 2014
Nearly 80 percent of South African students believe that their qualifications have prepared them to enter the workforce, according to the recent PPS Student Confidence Index conducted by Quest Staffing Solutions. Students expressed almost equally high confidence levels about job opportunities follow...

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We spend a lot of time talking about the high cost of college, and yet millions of Americans attend college every year. Which begs the question: How a...


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November 8, 2018

The 2018 midterm results are in, and while the Democrats’ “Blue Wave” took control of the US House of Representatives for the first time since 2...


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