05/23/2012 01:21 pm ET

5 Receive Nation's 1st Undergraduate Degrees In Philanthropic Studies

As a sophomore studying anthropology at a college in southern Indiana, Mark Lighthizer took a spring-break trip to build houses in the Dominican Republic. He saw a lot of needy people, but he didn’t know how he could help them.

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