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Here's What You Should Know About Mother's Day

Is Mother's Day another Hallmark holiday or something more? BrainGain magazine lets you in on the idea behind this special day. And gives you some suggestions on how to celebrate it.

Helen Keller: 'Some day I shall go to college - but I shall go to Harvard!'

Keller, who became deaf and blind in infancy, not only learned several languages, but also listened to music, wrote poetry, and championed several causes. And yes, she went to Harvard.

A World Full of Beauty, Charm and Adventure: Nehru in England

Nehru spent seven years in London – at school in Harrow, at University in Cambridge and then at Law in the Inner Temple. Was he anything more than another of the “Old Boys” and “Brown Sahibs”? Read below.

The World's 5 Oldest Universities

BrainGain magazine brings you a list of 5 of the world’s oldest universities still surviving and thriving as centers of knowledge

Hall of Fame

BrainGain Magazine showcases the higher education journeys of well-known figures

5 podcasts to binge this summer before you go to college

Watching the same six shows on your Netflix queue during your holidays is so passé. Podcasts are the way to go this summer.

How to talk about race

August 18, 2019 |
Sometimes, students going abroad have apprehensions that they may use words to describe race or ethnicity that may offend someone. Here’s a rough guide to talking about race. If you find it useful, be sure to read this article http://blog.braingainmag.com/word-nerd-how-to-talk-about-race/ too!

Book Review: What Do You Think, Mr. Ramirez?

While weighing the value of humanities courses, the book says the concept of humanities is one of America’s biggest contributions to higher education.

Meet Joe Nehru: The Boy You Would Love to Know

Jawaharlal Nehru is known by many names – Pandit Nehru, Chacha Nehru, and so on. Another Nehru you would have loved to know is Joe, the boy from Harrow. As part of our exclusive Hall of Fame series on freedom fighters who studied abroad, BrainGain magazine brings you 11 things you never knew about Pandit Nehru.

How To Be A Master of All Trades: Q&A With Dr. Siddharth Saxena

BrainGain magazine spoke with Dr. Siddharth Saxena, a Principal Research Associate at Cavendish Labs, and Fellow at Jesus College. Here are edited excerpts from the conversation.

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