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College Students Empathy

Finding Common Ground

Veronica Brooks | Posted 05.08.2013 | College
Veronica Brooks

Then, we began discussing how we both believed deeply that all children can learn. How we both believed there were ineffective teachers that needed to be removed from classrooms, but how the majority of teachers are good and just need more support and feedback to be even better.

Empathy and the Value of Living With Ambiguity

Sarah Doerrer | Posted 05.07.2013 | College
Sarah Doerrer

That struck me so, so hard... how could the faith I cherished so strongly also be the faith that spurred people in rejecting their fellow human beings in ways that were practically antithetical to compassion?

A New, Completely Unfamiliar World

John Alexander | Posted 05.17.2013 | College
John Alexander

In 1968, I heard something at a conference on poverty and race in America that I continuously reflect on and explore. At that conference, we were seeking to understand the riots that were ripping cities apart through the '60s.

What Is Your Empathy IQ? How Did It Get There?

Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee | Posted 05.04.2013 | College
Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee

I have learned that empathy may not be a natural reflex for each of us, but it can be developed and nurtured over a lifetime. Learning to flex my empathy muscle made me stronger. It helped shape me into a leader who listens.

Are We Raising Care-Less Children?

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Some will say that we should develop a school curriculum that "teaches" students about empathy. To gain that feeling, however, the other must be present in our lives, and not an abstraction in classrooms.

Today's College Students Self-Centered, Competitive: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

College students today have 40 percent less empathy than people their age did two to three decades ago, a new study from the University of Michigan ha...