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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 
THE COMING
FAMINE: The Global
Food Crisis and What
We Can Do to Avoid It
Julian Cribb

Food Solutions

The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It by Julian Cribb

Reviewed By Janine Yorio | Winter 2011
 
A FISTFUL OF RICE:
My Unexpected
Quest to End Poverty
Through Profi tability
Vikram Akula

The Quintessential Entrepreneur

A FISTFUL OF RICE: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability by Vikram Akula

Reviewed By Jonathan C. Lewis | Winter 2011
 
CLIMATOPOLIS:
How Our Cities
Will Thrive in the
Hotter Future
Matthew E. Kahn

Climate Speculations

CLIMATOPOLIS: How Our Cities Will Thrive in the Hotter Future by Matthew E. Kahn

Reviewed By James L. Sweeney | Winter 2011
 
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Employment Power

How a private-public-academic partnership is helping people with serious mental illnesses find and keep jobs.

By Laura Gehl | Winter 2011
 
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The Power of Many

The Tahirih Justice Center multiplies its impact by creatively using pro bono attorneys.

By Layli Miller-Muro | Winter 2011
 

Mentoring India’s Youth

The Indian higher education system centers on one test. Avanti Fellows seeks to make the system more accessible to talented but underprivileged students.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2011
 

Stopping Child Porn

Computer imaging technology gets put to work to fight child porn fast—five-millisecond-fast.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2011
 
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Here Comes the Neighborhood

A low-income Cleveland neighborhood works together to revitalize the community in an environmentally responsible way.

By Suzie Boss | Winter 2011
 

Bring Polluters Back In

Research reveals why low-income minority neighborhoods are often the site of the worst environmental polluters.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Winter 2011
 

Can’t Buy Me Laughter

While more money may translate to a higher valuation of oneself, but when it comes to happiness, money is no indicator.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Winter 2011