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International

Why Nations Fail

James Robinson says that in the modern period, greedy leaders and institutional corruption, rather than geography, explain why some nations fail.
6.15.12

Into India

President Faust’s first visit to the South Asian nation highlights research and curricular connections old and new.
2.17.12

The Chinese “Good Life”

Arthur Kleinman and colleagues explore the Chinese people’s yearnings after a century of upheaval and disasters.
12.16.11

The Water Tamer

John Briscoe tackles water insecurity around the world.
12.16.11

Far Away

An undergraduate travels to Namibia in the hope that, by flinging herself to a faraway place, she will figure things out.
10.19.11

Snapshots of Ghana

An undergraduate captures Ghana’s growing private-school system in photographs.
9.9.11

How to Portray Ghana

An undergraduate documents the impact of microfinance and rural banking in Ghana.
9.9.11

Bulging with Bingsu

An undergraduate journalism intern explores Korea’s shaved-ice cafés—and her feelings about being a food writer.
8.29.11