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The Pain of Absence and Presence

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

With 23 years between my two children, I entered a different world in 1995 when my second child was born. As an old-schooled mom, I wasn't familiar ...

Bridging Jewish Generations

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 11.11.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Millennial Jews are not joining synagogues at the same rate as their parents and certainly not at the same rate as their grandparents. Many Jewish leaders are struggling to understand this new generation, which will have a profound impact on the future of Jewish life in America.

The Connected Generation

Christa Dowling | Posted 11.07.2014 | Education
Christa Dowling

The info-sphere is growing every day and social media has had a huge impact on the young, actually on everybody through all forms of electronic communications. The global impact has left many involved in a world previously unknown to them.

The 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Supervising People Your Parents' Age

Haydn Shaw | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Haydn Shaw

I've seen young managers make three mistakes most often that keep them from leading employees the age of their parents.

10 Reasons to Visit Scotland This Year

Viator | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel
Viator

This small nation offers untamed and dramatic natural beauty, a turbulent history, great drink and intriguing food. This year, however, is not just a good year, but a great year to visit Scotland.

Dear Family Whisperer: Battling the Gimmes

Melinda Blau | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Some parents fear that financial discussions "burden" children. But it's just the opposite. Earning and spending should be part of everyday conversation so kids grow up armed with awareness and information.

How The Boomers Saved Everything

AARP Magazine | P.J. O'Rourke | Posted 12.10.2013 | Fifty

We're the largest, richest, best-educated generation of Americans, the favored children of a strong, confident and prosperous country. Or, as other ge...

The Impact of Video Games on This Generation

Daniel Raphael | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Daniel Raphael

With video games, as with most things in life, there must be a balancing act between reality and a virtual world.

World Bank Employing Youth Engagement Strategies

Ravi Kumar | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

Students in a technical education program supported by the World Bank in Antioquia, Colombia. Last week I spoke at YouthTalks, the annual flagship ...

President Obama and Governor Romney: It's Time to Speak With Our Generation

NextGen Journal | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
NextGen Journal

In any report about young voters and the 2012 election, you may have stumbled upon a few of these descriptions: "disengaged," "unenthusiastic," "disillusioned." Speaking on behalf of students across the country: it's a fair critique.

Generation Overload

Uloop | Posted 09.09.2012 | College
Uloop

We are the generation of change. Our modes of technology have changed; our modes of communication have changed.

The Clash of Generations

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

As we sit back and blithely watch Greece's death by debt, it's easy to assume it can never happen here. It can, and it will.

Is American Idol Ageist?

Brent Green | Posted 07.24.2012 | Fifty
Brent Green

Older artists can achieve extraordinary dreams if given a chance.

Intergenerational Equity: The Mother of All Guilt Trips

Brent Green | Posted 07.21.2012 | Fifty
Brent Green

To what extent are post-50 adults financially obligated to future generations?

Why Post 50 Males Must Resist Becoming "Standardized Old Men"

Brent Green | Posted 05.07.2012 | Fifty
Brent Green

This is a generation that has never settled for outdated traditions, and collectively men over 50 will create new images of male aging. The sociology of Boomer male aging has vast implications for business, from edgy new products to inspired services.

You Say You Want A Devolution

www.vanityfair.com | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

For most of the last century, America’s cultural landscape—its fashion, art, music, design, entertainment—changed dramatically every 20 years or...

The Clash Of The Generations: 'Boomers' Vs. 'Millennials'

www.theatlantic.com | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

GREAT FALLS, Va.--Economist and demographer Neil Howe sells himself as an expert on generations. He argues that when people are born determines the cu...

What Happens When Millennials Come Together

David D. Burstein | Posted 12.10.2011 | College
David D. Burstein

We're the first generation to spend all of our grown years in a world where connecting to people from all over the world, instantly and constantly, seems normal and natural.

'Think Different'

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

In many ways, Steve Jobs was the embodiment of the Apple advertising slogan "Think Different".

Youthless Churches And The Arab Spring: A Generation of Ideas, not Ideology

Frank Fredericks | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

Our faiths were not faltering; instead, our churches were failing to engage with young people in a way that is relevant for them.

Deflated Barista Generation

Jim Neal | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Jim Neal

Living in a community loaded with talent from major universities I'm all too aware of the pressures that students feel to pursue degrees in law or business.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Newly Graduated and Scrambling For Full-Time Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.15.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- For David Cristello, the jobs are catch as catch can. Cristello, 23, currently holds down five part-time jobs. Come summer, when h...

A Call to Black Families

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Our families have seen us through many crises, but there have also been threats to black family stability and reports of black family breakdown throughout our history.

Vote for Me?

Cody Brotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Cody Brotter

No seriously, like, as a favor. As if I had asked you to get a "sandwich for me." I'm just always super tired on Tuesdays. In the November 2010 elect...

A Funeral on My 50th

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Megan Smolenyak

Born twenty years to the day after John Lennon and married the day before 9/11, I need no calendars or tickler systems to remind me of the milestone b...