Nonprofits

The Psychology Behind Giving Back

Generosity allows people to feel some form of pleasure, such as pride or happiness. But is it natural for people to feel pleasure while being charitable? Research behind the psychology of individual, commercial, and societal giving can show why we give back to others and how we can create a more giving society.  Psychologists have [...]

2017-07-31T15:47:33+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Nonprofits, Philanthropy|0 Comments

The Cancer of The Great Lakes

In honor of Great Lakes Week, I’ve chosen to highlight environmental and conservation issues affecting the Great Lakes Coastal Region in this blog post. Collectively, the five Great Lakes--Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Lake Ontario--provide drinking water to more than 35 million people across eight states and two Canadian provinces, including [...]

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. [...]