“Mass incarceration is a huge issue in the United States, and a major area of focus for our grants,” said Justin Steele, principal of Google’s charitable arm, Google.org.
Though education entrepreneurs may differ in their opinions of President Donald Trump and the new Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, they can agree on one thing: This new administration will mean a significant shift in American education policy.
Last week ExxonMobil quietly announced it would remove a significant portion of its Canadian tar sands oil holdings from the books. The move was, at least in part, a response to concerns about stranded assets. 3p’s RP Siegel takes a closer look.
In 2016 the Barack Obama administration instructed the federal Bureau of Prisons to phase out contracts with private prison companies. But incoming Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned the order last week.
Last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk hit back hard at allegations of unsafe working conditions at the company’s assembly plant in Fremont, California.
With crowdsourcing projects, colleges and universities can use collective brainpower and energy to complete what they can’t do on their own, going beyond their budgets and time constraints.
In a time when we seem more divided than ever before, it’s easy to doubt whether bipartisan collaboration is even possible. But a few glimmers of hope crossed our newsfeeds these past six weeks, and we think they’re just as noteworthy as the fire and brimstone.
The Donald Trump administration is considering a revamp to its highly controversial ban on travelers from seven predominantly-Muslim countries. And cities are speaking out. They say immigration makes the nation stronger, not more vulnerable, and they have plenty of immigration history to back them up.
When Karishma Bhagani was attending high school in Kenya, half of the country was drought-stricken. So she invented a low-tech water purifier to make accessing clean water easier for her neighbors.
The incessant pursuit of more in the GDP-rich world is endangering the ability of people around the world to increase their living standards, argues Katherine Trebeck of Oxfam GB.
Paying those extra bucks for a degree from a “highly-selective” U.S. university is worth it, say researchers — if you are a man. Females who graduated from top universities still earn 16 percent less on average compared to male counterparts from “non-selective universities.”
The 32-team World Cup is usually a global gold mine for FIFA and its sponsors, which pay up to $50 million to have their brands associated with the event. But so far, sponsors aren’t flocking to align their brands with the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.