October 22, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Meg Jones
Thirteen years after Wisconsin’s 829th Engineer Co. deployed to build Afghanistan’s war infrastructure, they’re back to tear it apart and take it home.
October 21, 2014 / Harper's
James Harkin
How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?
October 20, 2014 /
Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 14, 2014
Katherine Doyle
Journalism professor Bill Freivogel and former fellow Julia Rendleman cap a weekend of spirited discussion by this year's students on global issues.
October 14, 2014
Lauren Shepherd, Janice Cantieri, Tom Clement, Katie Mathieson, Adrianne Haney, Jessie Li, Britton Nagy, Jamie Walsh, Adiba Khan, Paul Nevin, Sascha Garrey, Jessica Edmond, Selin Thomas, Paul Short, Jalesa Tucker, Molly K. Dutmers
Seventeen student fellows traveled from Campus Consortium universities throughout the country, spark discussions on everything from environmental crises and prison reform to global health and racism.
October 14, 2014 / Christian Science Monitor
Sara Shahriari
Two political scandals swept headlines in Bolivia recently, giving rise to protests and a campaign to publicize past misogynistic comments or policies by political candidates.
October 14, 2014 / The Washington Post
Tom Hundley, Ana P. Santos
As it stands, tens of thousands in the Philippines are stuck in difficult or dysfunctional marriages, torn between the teachings of their faith and a humiliating legal limbo.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Corn — not rice or wheat — is the largest crop in China, and the country has a glut of the grain now. But more corn doesn't equal more food security, experts argue.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese hog farms were notoriously inefficient, unsafe and environmentally damaging. Can they change to compete with U.S. pork producers?
October 10, 2014 / Untold Stories
Robert Eric Shoemaker
A revue of the Venetian glass arts, from beadwork to glassblowing, including the story of Giorgio Giuman and Berengo Studios.
October 9, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
A year and a half ago, the world watched crowds cheer as French soldiers liberated Timbuktu and Gao. But the real war was unfolding hundreds of miles away: in a desolate valley called the Ametettaï.
October 8, 2014
Micah Fink
In interview with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maurice Tomlinson reflects on threats and discrimination associated with being gay within a homophobic culture.

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