Milliar Syverain fled Haiti, attended college on a scholarship, became a doctor, and is now paying it forward by funding a major scholarship.
The 9/11 bombing propelled Decker Watson to trade his Manhattan advertising job for a new career as producer of one of the most successful reality shows on television.
JB Braun designs the sails that drive the fastest sailing machines on the planet. They won the America’s Cup and set the round-the-world record.
Labor trafficking is second only to drug trafficking as the largest criminal enterprise in the world. And it’s happening right here.
With the EPA under siege, Sara Wylie’s work has become more relevant than ever in achieving environmental justice.
Tali Konry wants to design a more efficient serial killer. That may sound sketchy, but her killers are immune cells and their target is cancer.
For Shandana Mufti, bullfighting is a one-sided dance of death. But as an aspiring journalist, she had to put her beliefs aside.
From the depths of the Syrian refugee crisis, students find their calling while conducting research in the overcrowded camps.
"If you were given two minutes to talk directly to 8 million people, what would you say?"
Lauren Ansong parlayed a difficult situation during her internship into an award-winning paper and a career on the frontlines of the opioid crisis.
Brittany Loweree has taken an unusual route to her doctorate in physical therapy—hurtling down alpine slopes while enduring thousands of knee-pounding moguls and backflips.
At parties, Justine Newman tells people about the time she had to dig up a human skeleton buried in the mud by the side of the road.