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Sustainability: A Matter of Soul

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 05.04.2015 | Green
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

As a faculty member of the W. Huizenga Business School, I was recently invited to contribute to a paper edited by Prof. Frank Cavico about orientation for new graduate students.

On Leadership, College Awards, Cooperates With Our Foundation

Jim Luce | Posted 04.27.2015 | College
Jim Luce

1972: walking up the hill to Marietta Junior High School in Ohio, I never imagined I would one day be working in developing nations around the world -- or cooperating with Marietta College to develop the leadership needed to do so.

Fashion Revolution Day: A Day to Ask #WhoMadeMyClothes?

Lee-Sean Huang | Posted 04.23.2015 | Style
Lee-Sean Huang

April 23 is Fashion Revolution Day -- an opportunity for us to reflect on the welfare of the workers who make the clothes we all wear.

A Portrait of Today's Modern Lady

Lauren Solomon | Posted 04.26.2015 | Impact
Lauren Solomon

Lydia Natoolo is 34 years old, the youngest of her family's 28 children. She was born in Kasubi, a village in central Uganda. And, you could say that she is the embodiment of the line "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger."

Big Hearts and Self-interest to the Rescue -- How Millennials Could Save Us

Madelynne Wager | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Madelynne Wager

However, while Millennials are not as enigmatic as the hype suggests, like all generations, the conditions into which they were born do make them slightly different or, in this case, even special.

How Three Consumer Brands Helped Dads and Kids Score a Touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Christopher A. Brown

Three consumer brands helped dads and kids score a touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday. Nissan, Toyota, and Dove Men+Care focused their annual Super Bowl campaigns on celebrating dads.

A Young Global Leader at Johns Hopkins

Jim Luce | Posted 03.21.2015 | Good News
Jim Luce

Seal-Bin Han, 19, is an inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropic Korean-American who will receive our foundation's coveted 2014 Luce Leadership Award ...

2015 Resolution: Thoughts on Saving the World

Ryan Scott | Posted 03.06.2015 | Impact
Ryan Scott

In an age of almost complete transparency, doing good is critical if you want to keep your license to do business. Consumers hesitate to buy from you, but worse, employees won't even apply to your company. How could they

S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...

Why Scientists Need to Stop Being People Pleasers

Nessa Carey | Posted 11.30.2014 | Science
Nessa Carey

Most scientists like to solve problems. That makes us very susceptible to anyone who asks us to come up with a solution to a technical challenge. Even worse, we love scientifically and technologically glamourous problems. And as a consequence, we are making decisions that I can only categorize as "really very stupid."

Mix-and-Match Politics Plague College Conversations

Miranda Richard | Posted 11.30.2014 | College
Miranda Richard

There are places where I avoid talking about politics: first dates, holiday visits with my Bill O'Reilly-loving grandmother, job interviews, etc.; but there are also places where I love to talk about politics.

9/11... A Rude Awakening

David Kanegis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Prior to this heinous series of events, the historical question most often asked of Baby Boomers was, "do you remember where you were when President Kennedy was shot?" I don't know a single one of my contemporaries who doesn't.

Mogul: Charity Ploys Rob Taxpayers, 'Stop The Misuse Of Philanthropy'

The New York Review Of Books | Lewis B. Cullman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Impact

At ninety-five, as a businessman and philanthropist, I want to call attention to little-known ploys in US philanthropy that rob our society of hundred...

Let's Begin With Gandhi

Elissa Viggiani | Posted 11.04.2014 | Education
Elissa Viggiani

Gandhi used his words. He did not hit, kick, punch, or push even though he was probably hurt and mad. He took the time to find his words.

Bridging the Gap: Baby Boomers and Millennials Working Together for Social Change

Marc Ross | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Marc Ross

Volunteer-based organizations have found inventive ways to encourage participation of various age groups towards a noble cause through a powerful tool -- mission-based work that appeals to the former hippies and the current hipsters.

Islam's Way to End Violence Against Women? Civilized Men

Qasim Rashid | Posted 08.18.2014 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

A woman's dress, marital status, and lifestyle do not inspire violence against women. Violence against women exists because the men in their lives -- single, married and strangers -- commit that violence. For the sake of humanity, stop blaming women.

Would the Marlboro Man Get Diabetes Today?

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I just returned from Findlay, Ohio where I addressed 25 people with Type 2 diabetes. Most of them use insulin and most rely on Medicaid for their insu...

But What Can I Do About Climate Change?

Lisa Bennett | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Lisa Bennett

The truth is that before I became a mom, I didn't think about the environment. Then one day, I realized that the future people were talking about in increasingly gloomy terms (because of climate change, among other issues) was my children's future.

Dear University Leadership

Michael Hodin | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

My topic, while challenging conventional norms will, I hope, still meet your approval and, importantly offer some wisdom to the graduates.

Donald Sterling: Who's Responsible?

Ginnie Love | Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact
Ginnie Love

America, while we're not defined by this man's opinion, we are defined by our reactions. If you want a better world you can't react from the same sepsis vein of ignorance to heal the whole.

Having the Will to Do It

Pablo Freund | Posted 06.17.2014 | Green
Pablo Freund

The admiral's speech summarized over 60 years ago what in my view remains society's largest problem today. The dynamics of quality of life and energy use in society are still the same.

Changing the World in a Zero Degree environment

George Sifakis | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
George Sifakis

It has been said that women hold up half the sky. In fact, women and girls account for nearly half of our global population and yet, even in 2014, women's empowerment is of vital importance.

This Global Corporation Might Actually Be Paving The Way For Positive Change

Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

Workplace burnout has become a global epidemic. More than eight in 10 U.S. employees report experiencing stress at work, and stress costs American com...

Are We Inspiring Change or Twerking Into Trouble?

Gail Federici | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Gail Federici

As International Women's Day approaches with its theme of inspiring change, perhaps in American we can be more sensitive to the imagery of women in all businesses. We are doing a disservice to our society and our daughters if we don't.

Carolyn Gregoire

Here's Proof That Businesses Might Actually Be Changing For The Better

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business

It's no secret that a lot of Americans aren't totally enamored with the corporate world. Skeptics have any number of reasons to question the motives o...