University of the People has enrolled 1,500 students from 132 countries. Courses are taught online by professors from around the world who volunteer their time.
Female-headed households are more likely to give to charity than male-headed households, and women are creating their own styles of giving.
Media outlets and think tanks like rankings because they inspire debate, but ranking failed states based on perceived failings is irresponsible, writes a guest blogger.
At 'Random Hacks of Kindness' events, technology experts volunteer to solve problems facing nonprofits and other organizations interested in doing good.
The elegant clear-plastic lantern, which charges itself when left out in the sun and emits the light of a 60-watt bulb, will bring a safe and inexpensive light source to those without electricity.
Here is a survey of insightful articles on what's next for Egypt, the cost of America's obsession with security post 9/11, and how cellphones can help with disaster management.
Johnny Depp plans to remake Tonto as an equal in the film 'The Lone Ranger.' Equality is harder to find in the real world. Paul Ryan’s budget would drastically cut health services for American Indians – a population with some of the highest poverty, disease, and mortality rates in the world.