Having researched giving in the wake of disasters and taught students how to be effective philanthropists, I’ve learned that it’s hard to make good decisions regarding donations – especially when there are many urgent needs and countless ways to spend…
By Nina Lam, The Conversation
Hurricane Harvey shows that inland communities also are at risk as flood zones increase.
By Katharine Hayhoe, The Conversation
Climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe has a unique perspective on ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality of climate change because she was there.
By Melissa Holt, The Conversation
All 50 states have some kind of anti-bullying law, and schools are increasingly being called upon to implement bullying prevention programs.
By Robin Feldman, The Conversation
While opioids have become easier to obtain through illicit markets, a drug that could save countless lives has become increasingly out of reach.
By Mario Vallejo-Marin, The Conversation
An international team of botanists has achieved the best reconstruction to date of an ancestral flower.
By Renata Konrad and Andrew C. Trapp, The Conversation
Human trafficking occurs in every country in the world, generating an estimated U.S. $150 billion annually in illegal profits. There is an opportunity to use the bits of information we can get on the distribution of victims, traffickers, buyers and…
By Karin Alton and Francis L. W. Ratnieks, The Conversation
There is a common assumption that those plants which delight human eyes will also be the most attractive for bees. Two scientists at the University of Sussex can offer a more empirical take.
By Melissa Levine, The Conversation
Catalog data are a library's most important map to knowledge. What does it mean that the Library of Congress just released 25 million records to the public?…
By Jake Murray, The Conversation
Elite public schools that use entrance exams in the admissions process promote inequity, especially for black and Latino students.
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