For Years College Students Provide the Homeless With Free Health Care

Stephanie Oh knows what it’s like to live below the poverty line. After graduating college with a degree in bioengineering, she volunteered for AmeriCorps and subsisted on food stamps. But today, Oh gives pays it forward by using her medical education to provide free healthcare to homeless populations. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Oh is the student director… Read more

Don’t worry, be happy: Simple tips to balance our work and lives

Don’t worry, be happy: Simple tips to balance our work and lives MISSOURI, April 2017- On the subject of moderation, Stanley Kubrick (director-The Shining) said: “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Joline Godfrey (entrepreneur) expands on that saying “All work and no play doesn’t just make Jill and Jack dull, it […]

Water, weather, new worlds: Cassini mission revealed Saturn’s secrets

Water, weather, new worlds: Cassini mission revealed Saturn’s secrets By Dan Reisenfeld, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Montana. Saturn and its rings backlit by the sun, which is blocked by the planet in this view. Encircling the planet and inner rings is the much more extended E-ring. NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute, CC BY […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2017 With These Inspiring Quotes

April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day across the U.S. The annual event is meant to spread awareness about environment, reflect on the beauty of nature and preserve our surroundings. Earth Day also marks the anniversary of the start of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Gaylord Nelson, the then Wisconsin Democratic senator, founded the Earth… Read more

Impact Investing Creates New Opportunities for Social Enterprises

(3BL media/Justmeans) – Social enterprises present a unique model for global sustainability. They combine social responsibility with business strategy to scale solutions that are needed now more than ever. But to achieve scale, it is important for social entrepreneurs to find investors that share the same values. A recent study conducted by the Forum for Sustainable… Read more

YourCause Adds Innovation Leadership and High-Growth Experience with Hiring of Chief Strategy Officer, Brant Barton

YourCause LLC, the industry leader in employee and nonprofit philanthropic solutions, welcomes Brant Barton as Chief Strategy Officer, a newly created executive role responsible for product innovation as well as the company’s strategic vision for growing the reach and impact of its Global Good Network. Today this network is comprised of over 150 corporations with greater… Read more

Artist Says ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Breaches His Rights

The creator of the “charging bull” statue in Wall Street believes New York City has infringed his rights by installing a second statue next to the model without his permission. Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica said the “fearless girl” statue of a young girl facing down the bull, put in place on March 7, changed the… Read more

‘Concentration Camps’ For Gays Opened In Chechnya: Reports

“Concentration camps” for LGBT people have been allegedly opened up in Chechnya where men have been tortured and killed because of their sexuality, Novaya Gazeta reported. The allegations came after a few eyewitnesses and survivors said in interviews with the Russian publication that they were arrested and detained at one of the secret prisons in Argun,… Read more

Canadians reached out to Syrian refugees. Now they hesitate to let go.

Canada knows something about generosity. The country has opened its doors to some 40,000 Syrian refugees since November 2015. In many cases, private citizens have stepped up to sponsor the newcomers, offering their time and money to the families for one year. But many of those newcomers have now entered the critical “month 13” of their… Read more

4 Young Girls on GoFundMe Have Done More for the World Than Most Adults

The old saying “girls rule, boys drool” may not be exactly true, but these four young females are making a huge difference in their communities despite their age. From providing supplies to the local homeless people or promoting literacy amongst fellow youngsters, these girls are kicking butt in ways that some adults may never achieve. So… Read more

Canadian teacher in isolated Inuit community named best in the world

Berlin (dpa) – A woman working to support troubled teenagers in an isolated Inuit community in the Canadian Arctic was named the world’s best teacher on Sunday. Maggie MacDonnell was awarded the 1-million-dollar Global Teacher Prize for 2017 at a ceremony in Dubai. MacDonnell was recognized for her initiatives to tackle depression, teenage pregnancies and high… Read more

Germany Asks Facebook And Twitter To Stop Spreading Hate Speech

Facebook and Twitter and other similar social networking sites may have to pay fines up to $53 million if they fail to remove illegal content, which includes hate speeches or defamatory “fake news,” Germany’s minister of justice and consumer protection warned Tuesday. The issued warning suggests that for posts that are “obviously criminal content,” companies would… Read more

Why powerful people fail to stop bad behavior by their underlings

By Jessica A. Kennedy, Assistant Professor of Management, Vanderbilt University. Who you gonna listen to? Ethical dilemma via www.shutterstock.com Imagine you were recently promoted at work. You now command a higher salary, lead more people and control more of the organization’s resources. As such, you have more influence over strategy, more authority to hire and fire… Read more

USC professor named first African-American president of a Fed regional bank

WASHINGTON — USC professor Raphael Bostic made history on Monday when he was named president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, becoming the first African-American to lead one of the Fed’s 12 regional banks. The choice of Bostic, 50, director of the Bedrosian Center on Governance at USC’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, comes… Read more

Business Owners Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Sexist As Other Men

Nearly half of U.S. business owners surveyed say men were more capable than women, and more than 40 percent say women were inferior to men, an Ipsos poll indicates, highlighting a striking divide between the prevalence of sexist attitudes among business leaders and the general male population. The poll, which was published Tuesday, indicated 47 percent… Read more

Trump’s Joint Address receives unexpected praise from an unexpected source

After delivering his Joint Address of Congress, President Trump’s speech was hailed as the moment he truly became president by CNN’s Political Commentator Van Jones, who has not shied away from criticizing him in the past. “He became President of the United States in that moment. Period,” Jones said. “There are a lot of people who… Read more

Donations From All Over the World Save Untouchable Cat

Valentino was in sorry shape when he was admitted to a local animal shelter with a host of health problems in need of treatment. He was given the chance he needed to recover, however, thanks to Elaine Seamans. Elaine, who works for a nonprofit that specializes in giving medical care to sick canines, was visiting the… Read more