Does God Speak to You?

When people ask me this question I answer it with another, “Do mean God doesn’t speak to you?” You can officially mark me down as a crazy person or whatever you like I don’t care.   But I initially ...

Dr. Robert Owens - avatar Dr. Robert Owens

Deer Woman is a work of immense power and restraint

Cherish Violet Blood as Lila in Deer Woman, playing at this year's Sydney Festival. Prudence UptonReview: Deer Woman, Sydney FestivalOne of the most exhilarating things about Wesley Enoch’s tenu...

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Refuge City, a new kind of city for our times

A visualisation of a Refuge City street scene.Richard Weller/Julian Bolleter, Author providedAustralia is one of the most successful multicultural societies in the world. Nonetheless, in recent times ...

Julian Bolleter, Deputy Director, Australian Urban Design Research Centre, University of Western Australia - avatar Julian Bolleter, Deputy Director, Australian Urban Design Research Centre, University of Western Australia

Back to work? Take lunch from home to save time and money – and boost your mood

Bringing your lunch and snacks to work could save you $600 to $1,800 a year.ShutterstockHeading back to work after the holidays means turning your thoughts to what’s for lunch. Are you a meticul...

Clare Collins, Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Newcastle - avatar Clare Collins, Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Newcastle

How To Create A Successful Home Business

Having a home business can be both rewarding and challenging at the same time. Having a home-based business is not for everyone. It requires a lot of discipline, planning and trials and errors. It a...

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A teen scientist helped me discover tons of golf balls polluting the ocean

Teenager Alex Weber and friends collected nearly 40,000 golf balls hit into the ocean from a handful of California golf courses.Alex Weber, CC BY-NDPlastic pollution in the world’s oceans has be...

Matthew Savoca, Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford University - avatar Matthew Savoca, Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford University

America's public schools seldom bring rich and poor together – and MLK would disapprove

America's public schools were meant to bring together children from all walks of life.Monkey Business Images/www.shutterstock.comFive decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many ca...

Jack Schneider, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell - avatar Jack Schneider, Assistant Professor of Education, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Martin Luther King Jr., union man

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the picket line at the Scripto plant in Atlanta, Ga., December, 1964.APIf Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions.King understo...

Peter Cole, Professor of History, Western Illinois University - avatar Peter Cole, Professor of History, Western Illinois University

What a 16th-century mystic can teach us about making good decisions

Sculpture of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuit order, on the campus of Boston College.Jay Yuan/Shutterstock.comDecision-making is a complex process. As individuals, working through our dai...

Annmarie Cano, Professor of Psychology and Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Faculty Success, Wayne State University - avatar Annmarie Cano, Professor of Psychology and Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Faculty Success, Wayne State University

Bison are back, and that benefits many other species on the Great Plains

A young bull bison grazes on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Pawhuska, Oklahoma.Matthew Moran, CC BY-NDDriving north of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, an extraordinary landscape comes into view. Trees disappear ...

Matthew D. Moran, Professor of Biology, Hendrix College - avatar Matthew D. Moran, Professor of Biology, Hendrix College

How Central American migrants helped revive the US labor movement

Salvadoran immigrants were pivotal in the Justice for Janitors campaign in Los Angeles in 1990. It earned wage increases for custodial staff nationwide and inspired today's $15 minimum wage campaign. ...

Elizabeth Oglesby, Associate Professor of Latin American Studies and Geography, University of Arizona - avatar Elizabeth Oglesby, Associate Professor of Latin American Studies and Geography, University of Arizona

Food is medicine: How US policy is shifting toward nutrition for better health

Policymakers are responding to a growing recognition of food as medicine.udra11/Shutterstock.comIn this new year, millions of Americans will make resolutions about healthier eating. In 2019, could U.S...

Dariush Mozaffarian, Dean, cardiologist, professor, Tufts University - avatar Dariush Mozaffarian, Dean, cardiologist, professor, Tufts University

What’s an index fund?

The creation of the index fund in 1975 revolutionized investing, lowering costs for millions of ordinary investors. Their inventor John Bogle died on Jan. 16 at the age of 89. Bogle took a complex uni...

Jordan Schoenfeld, Accounting Faculty, Georgetown University - avatar Jordan Schoenfeld, Accounting Faculty, Georgetown University

Can genetic engineering save disappearing forests?

Ash tree killed by the invasive emerald ash borer.K Steve CopeCompared to gene-edited babies in China and ambitious projects to rescue woolly mammoths from extinction, biotech trees might sound pretty...

Jason A. Delborne, Associate Professor of Science, Policy, and Society in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University - avatar Jason A. Delborne, Associate Professor of Science, Policy, and Society in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University