Contents NAFSA: ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS | INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR | VOL. 28/NO. 3 | MAY+JUN.19 F E AT U R E S 36 Mental Health: At Home and Abroad As the prevalence of mental health issues climbs among collegeaged populations, institutions around the world are increasingly focused on the mental health and well-being of both inbound and outbound students. 45 The Faces of International Education 20 Africa's Education Evolution More than just an untapped market for international student recruitment, Africa represents opportunities and untold potential for international education in the twenty-first century. Three articles-about Nigeria, China's influence in Africa, and recruitment best practices-give a glimpse into the state of higher education across this vast continent. 4 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATOR M AY + J U N.2019 CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: CHELSEA VICTORIA; COURTESY CAMILO NAVARRO; YINGCHOU HAN ON UNSPLASH The numbers are clear: international students are assets to academic and scientific innovation, public diplomacy, economic vitality, and national security. Behind the numbers are personal stories of students who attribute their success to studying in the United States.