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Private Philanthropy

A Private Sector Initiative to Bolster U.S. Science

James M. Gentile | Posted 07.20.2013 | Science
James M. Gentile

More important than just the money, however, is that private-sector foundations can afford to fund more high-risk, high-return research without the badgering and bickering that too often comes from Congress.

The Wealth Gap Challenge

Mathias Terheggen | Posted 04.11.2012 | Impact
Mathias Terheggen

With few exceptions, the wealth disparity is growing steadily. What is new though is that within developed economies -- among them are some of the strongest globally -- the wealth gap is widening too.

Patience and Fortitude: The New York Public Library Turns 100

Paul Gunther | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York
Paul Gunther

It's time to celebrate the restoration and refurbishment just now liberated from its curative scaffolds. Pay a visit soon to examine the facade and the many stories told by its narrative decoration.