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Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Party Like It's 2016

Mark Steber | Posted 06.22.2015 | Money
Mark Steber

No, not quite 2016, but it is coming and now is the perfect time to start planning on next year's taxes so come New Year's you will have plenty of time to party.

Can't Pay Your Taxes? Here Are Your Options

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

First, make sure in each of these instances you've actually filed the tax return. Paying is the second part. If you think you cannot pay the entire bill, pay at least a partial payment.

Friday Talking Points -- GOP's Government Shutdown Showdown

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The GOP wasted no time in creating yet another self-induced government shutdown showdown. Not even two full months into their control of Congress, and they are pushing a critical federal department towards shutting down, all in an effort to make a political point.

Western Region Meeting -- Part 2 & Lake Tahoe

Richard Ha | Posted 09.16.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

The main issue we discussed was whether we would take the time to create one cohesive comprehensive paper that incorporates all four parts of the Western Agenda, or whether we would focus on one important issue and build the comprehensive paper along the way.

Meeting in Tahoe About the Western Agenda

Richard Ha | Posted 09.14.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

I'm at Lake Tahoe at the Western Region meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). I'm attending as a Council for Agric...

File Your Tax Extensions Now

Mark Steber | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

If you are you one of the many people getting ready to file an extension for your tax return, there are several considerations that you should take into account.

Land Grants, Extension and the Promise of Civic Science

Harry Boyte | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Harry Boyte

We have become a nation of consumers of democracy, not producers of democracy. Today, as a result, Americans feel collective powerlessness to address mounting problems.

This Is What Happens When You Push Back A Deadline

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

What happens when we move back deadlines? Research suggests we have a lot of difficulty using our newly-found time wisely. We wind up facing the same problem again -- only now we've gone an additional week, or month, or year without reaching an important goal.

For African Farmers, Talk Is Cheap But Information Is Priceless

Katy Wilson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Katy Wilson

Despite problems in the delivery, the value of this information cannot be overestimated. Information is crucial if farmers are to boost lagging productivity seen in much of sub-Saharan Africa, engage more with markets and adapt to coming challenges.

Anti-Aging Exercises To Keep Your Senior Pet Active

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Just as humans need to keep moving and stay active to fully enjoy their senior years, so do older dogs and cats. The aging process brings with it loss of muscle tone and balance, which can lead to inactivity.

Weekly Audit: Millions of Americans Could Lose Unemployment Benefits

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

Weekly Audit: Millions of Americans Could Lose Unemployment BenefitsEditor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't ...

Renewing Our Commitment to the Forgotten Men and Women

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

As you know, last night the Senate dropped the ball again on extending unemployment benefits for the millions of people struggling just to get by in t...