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David Kinnear: Sustainability: Clean, Green…And Good For Business.

Some executives are reluctant to make sustainability part of their company’s business strategy. They mistakenly believe the costs will eclipse the benefits. In fact, just the opposite is true. A growing number of companies are realizing that in the business world, sustainability has become requisite to long-term profitability. As a result, many organizations, including those [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:42+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Blog, David Kinnear, Innovation, Research, Sustainability|0 Comments

David Kinnear: Dual-Language Programs: A Growing Trend in the U.S.

Bilingual education is on the rise in the U.S. and the number of schools offering dual-language programs continues to grow. According to a report released by the U.S. Department of Education, 39 U.S. states offered some type of dual-language education during the 2012-13 school year, with Spanish-English and Chinese-English curriculums cited as the most common. Dual-language [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:42+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Blog, David Kinnear, Education, Innovation, Research|0 Comments

David Kinnear: To Tell Or Not To Tell: Opening Up About Your Chronic Illness

As a celebrity who became ill at the height of his fame, Lou Gehrig is considered to be the “first modern [medical] patient,” according to Barron H. Lerner. Lerner believes the movie about Gehrig’s illness and ALS diagnosis, The Pride of the Yankees, set the modern standard for celebrity deaths with its theme of “unabashed [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:42+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Blog, Cancer Research, David Kinnear|0 Comments

David Kinnear: For Bees, The Struggle Is Real

On October 3rd, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee will be put on the endangered species list. Researchers hope the bees' endangered status will raise awareness and urgency surrounding their threatened existence. That bees now have federal protection in the U.S. is a positive development. And yet, [...]

2017-06-19T15:24:42+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Bees, Biodiversity, Blog, Conservation, David Kinnear|0 Comments

David Kinnear: Economic Solutions: Investing in Cancer Research

It is not uncommon for pharmaceutical companies to see cutting-edge research as a high-risk venture. For this reason, more pharmaceutical companies are choosing to allocate fewer resources to the development of novel drug therapies to fight cancer. Innovative medical research takes time; scientists often spend years in the lab before their work yields a breakthrough. [...]