Second chances Higher education in Afghanistan was at a standstill from years of civil war and Taliban rule. Kabul University professors who survived this tumultuous period are making up for lost time.
Destruction and renewal A 2004 fire that destroyed Purdue’s aquaculture facility also destroyed years of research. Undaunted, faculty and students kept the program alive during the challenging rebuilding process.
Not your average summer job Capitol Hill, Cabinet officials and congressional hearings—they were all in a day’s work for Purdue Agriculture students who landed prestigious Washington, D.C. internships.
No county left behind? The education level of adults in most Indiana counties lags behind the national average. But counties that rank well above this mark may be a model to help the rest of the state catch up.