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Brain Drain In Indiana: The Facts And Opinions

It’s about 2 p.m. and Purdue student Matthew Spiller is listening to a lecture on immunology. According to a study from Indiana University published earlier this year, about 50 percent of the people in his class will leave the state after they graduate. It’s a problem experienced at all of Indiana’s public universities. The higher [...]

Why Indiana's Most Educated Students Are Leaving The State

“Brain drain” is a serious problem in Indiana. That’s one of the main findings of an Indiana University report issued earlier this month which found nearly 40 percent of all students who graduated from a public university in Indiana in 2000 had departed the state by 2005.

Interactive Map: Where Are All Of The Graduates Going? Brain Drain In Indiana

If Indiana’s public universities are engines of the state’s economy, the fuel doesn’t always stay here. One in three graduates from Indiana’s public colleges left the state — and the ones with the most advanced degrees were the most likely to leave — according to a study from Indiana University and the Indiana Workforce Intelligence [...]

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