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The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

Voters, Like SCOTUS, Have Decided On Abortion

Margie Omero | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Margie Omero

To the extent to which abortion is important in this election, it's poised to help Democrats. There is greater consensus on the left, and Republican nominee is, at best, squishy on the issue.

Trump's Problem Isn't the Press, It's the Truth

Mark Silva | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Mark Silva

This is a candidate for the nation's highest office who plays fast and loose with historical facts -- telling of the "thousands'' of terrorist sympathizers in Jersey City on Sept. 11, 2001, seen "cheering as that building was coming down.''

Obama's Approval Rating Takes A Turn For The Better

The Washington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics

When the ball dropped in Times Square on Jan. 1 of this year, more than half of the country disapproved of the job that President Obama was doing, acc...

Putting the 'U' in Civic Engagement

Dr. Chris Howard | Posted 04.20.2016 | Education
Dr. Chris Howard

Those of us who work in higher education believe that instilling in our students that sense of civic duty is a critical part of our mission and essential to their well-being. Our students want to serve their communities and we need to give them opportunities to do so.

Obama's Approval Hits 50 Percent In Gallup Poll

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama is enjoying some of the highest ratings of his second term in office. A new Gallup poll out on Thursday shows that 50 percent o...

How Having Cancer Made Me Realize That Wellbeing Is About More Than Just My Physical Health

Danielle Posa | Posted 01.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Danielle Posa

Getting connected to your soul, and your purpose will help drive everything in your life. Our relationships shape how we see the world, how we behave, and the experiences we choose to engage in.

A Partisan Culture, Not a Gun Culture

Margie Omero | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Margie Omero

Last week President Obama took modest, but politically courageous, executive actions on guns. Despite the well-established popularity of strengthening background checks, the move was panned by the Republican Speaker and most Republican Presidential candidates. But there is far more to the contentious debate on guns than simply a favor/oppose question on any one policy, and more than discussions of a "gun culture" that gun law advocates supposedly don't get.

900 Million People in the World Are Unfilled With Their Work. Here's What To Do If You're One of Them

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Dragos Bratasanu

A single entrepreneur, a single artist, a single author, a single startup or a single company cannot change the world. But what about 900 million of us? There are 900 million people in 142 countries who are unfulfilled with what they do in life.

What Students And Teachers Really Think About Computer Science In Schools

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

Teachers who work at the poorest schools are more likely to think that computer science is vital to their students’ futures, but are less likely to ...

HBCU Alumni Are Thriving More Than Black Grads Of Other Schools, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.29.2015 | Black Voices

For years, people have questioned the relevancy of historically black colleges and universities, especially with many of these institutions facing fis...

Support For Stricter Gun Laws Has Jumped Since Last Year

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

A 55 percent majority of Americans want stricter laws covering the sale of firearms, marking a significant uptick from the past year, according to a G...

Democrats And Independents Are Starting To Like John Boehner Now That He's Leaving

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

Democrats and independents have been looking a little more favorably on Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) since he announced in September that he would be...

Lessons from Amazon about the Importance of Thriving at Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

Simply using the word "together" can have a profound impact on how work teams operate. New research by Priyanka Carr and Gregory Walton shows that using social cues that signal an invitation for folks to work together can fuel intrinsic motivation even when people work alone.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Gallup Settles $12 Million Lawsuit Over Calls To Cell Phones

The Huffington Post | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

Gallup pays millions to settle a lawsuit it says is spurious. Clinton leads among Democratic activists; they love Bernie Sanders but don't think he ca...

Conservatives Are Not Happy With Pope Francis, Gallup Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.22.2015 | Religion

The “Francis effect," a phrase used to signify the new energy that Pope Francis' election injected into the global Catholic church, appears to be si...

5 Habits of People Who Love Their Work

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Because so many workplaces don't give employees the ownership they crave, employees essentially "rent" their jobs. Alternatively, Dr. Shane Lopez discovered that people who love their jobs do these five things regularly:

An Embarrassing Number Of People Can't Live Without Their Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.13.2015 | Technology

Are you one of them?

Americans Are Less Confident In Organized Religion Than Ever Before

Religion News Service | Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 06.17.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Americans have less confidence in organized religion today than ever measured before — a sign that the church could be “losing its footing a...

Confidence In The Police Is The Lowest It's Been Since 1993

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

Confidence in the police is lower than it's been in more than 20 years, according to a new Gallup poll measuring the levels of faith in American insti...

Janie Velencia

The Republican Conservative Base Is Shrinking | Janie Velencia | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

The Republican conservative base -- defined as Republicans and Republican-leaning independents who say they are both socially and economically conserv...

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Hawaii isn't just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent...

Janie Velencia

America's Morals Are Shifting To The Left | Janie Velencia | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

Americans are becoming increasingly more liberal across several moral issues. According to a new Gallup study, a record high percentage of Americans a...

Alabama Minister Jailed After Performing Lesbian Wedding

Matt Baume | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Anti-equality groups love to claim that religious officials will be punished for speaking out against marriage equality. But for some reason, they don't seem to want to talk about Anne DePrizio, a Unitarian minister in Alabama who was sentenced to 30 days in jail last month for her stance on marriage.

A Record Percentage Of Americans Now Say They're Social Liberals

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

For the first time in at least 16 years, Americans are equally likely to describe themselves as socially liberal as they are to say they're social con...