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Articles

 

Philanthropy

How Giving Keeps on Giving

Those who engage in altruistic behavior reap benefits that are significant and measurable, two sociologists argue.

Reviewed By Kieran Healy | Winter 2015
 

Health

Design or Disrupt?

The Mayo Clinic achieves patient care improvements through innovation that is incremental rather than disruptive.

 

Environment

Airport Buzz

Amid landing strips and airline terminals, threatened bee species are finding a much-needed new habitat.

 

Government

Scrappy Solutions

A new regulation in Massachusetts aims to direct food waste away from landfills and toward more productive uses.

 

Technology & Design

Circulating the Internet

At two big-city libraries, patrons can check out a new approach to accessing a wide range of digital technology.

 

Environment

Taking Flight for Conservation

Despite their somewhat ominous reputation, drones are proving to have a wide range of beneficial applications.

 

Arts

Growth Stage

A novel artistic strategy and a novel ticket-pricing model distinguish Signature Theatre from its counterparts on and off Broadway.

 

Government

Finding a Niche

In Colombia, the Center for Social Innovation is exploring how much government can do to facilitate social change.

 

Economic Development

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.

 

Business

Brands as Targets

Companies with a high profile are more likely to become the focus of anti-sweatshop protests.