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Education

Rethinking How Students Succeed

A wave of noncognitive skill initiatives holds promise for making teachers more effective and students more successful. Includes a new response by Character Lab's Brittany Butler.

 

Civil Society

Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference

Compassionate Careers explores a number of career paths that provide opportunities for service-focused passions to unite and empower a new movement.

 

Environment

How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate

How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate focuses on the nuances of America's social psychology and cultural beliefs - and how those contexts shape the politics and readings of climate science.

By Andrew J. Hoffman | Apr. 6, 2015
 

Microfinance

In Their Own Hands

How one, simple idea empowered communities worldwide: Jeffrey Ashe recounts the development of Saving for Change.

 

Human Rights

Winning Marriage

The inside story of how same-sex couples took on the politicians and pundits - and won.

By Marc Solomon | Mar. 2, 2015
 
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Economic Development

An Incubator for Labor

Through the Workers Lab, union leaders aim to nurture “audacious ideas” that might reinvent the US labor movement.

 
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Health

The Barber Will See You Now

Researchers are exploring an unlikely venue for serving the critical health needs of African-American men.

 

Nonprofit Management

Leveling the Internship Field

In Boston, a new program will give low-income college students an alternative to toiling as unpaid interns.

 

Technology & Design

Data Game

To leverage data science for social good, one company is working to foster a bit of healthy competition.

 
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Socially Responsible Business

Entrepreneurship and Ebola

Creating an ethically sourced apparel company in West Africa is hard enough, but when Ebola strikes, the challenges become almost insurmountable.