For the last 16 months, Mark Reid, a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve, was separated from his teenage daughter and family not by a war in another country but by our own government's immigration detention system.
Within hours of the opening activities, the handful of women (myself included) out of 500 attendees, grouped up and shared our disbelief over what we were seeing.
The 2014 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 178 countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues in two broad policy areas: protection of human health from environmental harm and protection of ecosystems.
Last weekend I enjoyed the opening festivities for a spectacular new building on the Yale campus, designed by Norman Foster to house the Yale School o...
This video documents the forum my husband Richard Florida participated in with members of the institute and the local community -- he from Toronto, them from a fenced in compound in the rain forest.
It's hard to save money. It's really hard. It's hard for monkeys and it's hard for us humans as well.
The essential differences between an education at a private school and a state one are most evident outside the small rooms or lectures halls where actual teaching and learning takes place.
My friends and colleagues are extremely successful young movers and shakers who are engineers, CEOs, lawyers, consultants, founders, film makers, desi...
Women kept responding to God's call, even when churches through the ages said, "Can't you wait a few more years, decades, centuries?"
By Robyn Gee Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses. The Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrator...
Last year it was Hurricane Sandy. This year it is Hurricane Common Application. Both have prompted many colleges to push back some early deadlines, yet thankfully in this case no lives or homes have been lost or irreparably damaged.
Actor Paul Giamatti has become one of the most visible character actors of his generation since his breakout role in 1997's Private Parts, opposite radio icon Howard Stern.
In 2008, Michelle Hackman, then a sophomore in high school, read an article about a newly coined term: Disconnect Anxiety. According to a market research group, over 40% of people were suffering from occasional anxiety when they were separated from their phones or technological means of communication.
The original concept of a hero, at least to the ancient Greeks, was that of a demi-god, the child of a god and a mortal, in other words a human with god-like characteristics of bravery and self-sacrifice.
It is because supporters of the law have been outspent more than five to one, and because opponents in the House of Representatives have voted 40 times to repeal all or part of it, that most of us don't have a clue how the law will affect us.
For each of us, there are writers who mean something: when we remember to pick up their work in the midst of our busy lives, it soothes and uplifts us. Heaney was writer number one of that kind for me.