I feel lucky to count myself among the early believers in Huskies basketball. As I wear my UConn shirt proudly today, I remember when the campus community rallied around our entire family.
I was one of the attorneys that represented the family of Trayvon Martin, but I felt sole responsibility for the miscarriage of justice. Not even blessed to be a mother yet, but I already failed my distant relatives. I failed to set the future at the feet of my son.
For decades, hip-hop has broken down political barriers and tension with international countries.
Social innovation leverages the creativity, expertise and resources of business, civil society, academia and government to produce results and move the needle on serious social challenges.
Catholic nuns know lots about Health care. They founded hospitals all over the United States and ran them with love and grit. Sister Carol Keehan is p...
The new pope's resonance with so many church members shows that among more progressive Catholics, there is a true desire for change. Like many Catholics, I believe this change cannot possibly arrive without the support of Catholic leaders.
The struggles over values and religious beliefs need to be part of the analysis about the way forward. This is as true for Afghanistan as it is for anywhere else where religion is an element in conflict (that is, pretty much everywhere).
One cannot just address the health of a child with a severe respiratory disease if the environment where he lives will only continue the vicious circl...
Had there been no shutdown, the D.C. press corps would have covered every glitch accompanying last Tuesday's launch of the Obamacare-created health insurance marketplaces to the point that the glitches would be all that they -- and we -- would be talking about now.
All over the country. student veterans are taking the lead in transforming their campuses, improving conditions for fellow veterans and enriching campus life for everyone.
When queried about the specific connection between the Black Church and Hip Hop, Daniel White Hodge cites research pointing to an epic disconnect: this music impassioned precisely those young African-Americans who in previous generations would have channeled their energies into institutionalized religion.
The word "divest" was like a dog whistle to campus activists who've been pushing their colleges and universities to rid their endowments of stock in companies that are part of the fossil fuel industry.
By Jason Bittel, OnEarth Speaking at Georgetown University today, President Obama announced his second-term plan to cut the nation's carbon dioxide em...
President Obama's doubling of the nation's fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles last summer was the culmination of more than a decade of work by states to increase their own fuel efficiency standards, setting the stage for federal action
Today, in his speech at Georgetown University, President Obama challenged us to answer the essential question for every future energy policy decision we face -- what will the net climate impact be if this project goes forward?
While much of the president's statement will be old policies repackaged, new carbon standards on power plants are one of the biggest steps that the president can take. The battle lines have been drawn.