Children & Youth
Civic Engagement & International
News and information on the role that government, small business and the nonprofit sector/philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In a new study from The University of Texas at Austin, young girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely to become obese or overweight than their male counterparts in...more
The National Health Service Corps is sponsoring a grant program which offers loan repayments to medical students (MD and DO) who are in their last year of school.
In order to be eligible for the...more
Chuck Feeney was known as a ruthless businessman who has piled a fortune estimated at £4 billion. Now the 83-year-old is giving the last of his fortune all away.
After three decades of...more
SokoText is a social enterprise which started in London by Suraj Gudka, a Kenya-born London School of Economics graduate.
Currently based in Nairobi, Suraj saw a need to help people living in the...more
Boston College's Students for Soldiers is a non-partisan service and advocacy organization where its members volunteer at the New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV).
The NECHV is...more
Leading provider of comprehensive IT services to nonprofits and small to mid-sized businesses, the American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) is sponsoring the Association of State and Territorial...more
The Syracuse community hackers will host several hackathons, which include ProLiteracy and two Hack Upstate hackathons.
These hackathons have civic-minded missions focused on building solutions to...more
A Finnish study published in PLOS ONE conducted in collaboration with the Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study held at the University of Eastern Finland and the First Steps Study...more
Governor Terry Branstad and Iowa State University's (ISU) Steven Leath joined officials on breaking ground on the new segment of ISU's Research Park.
The Research Park is ISU's Economic...more
A final rule recently issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will add flexibility to health information technology...more