At an intensive six-week session in Portland, Ore., this summer 18 students studied ways to create jobs and resolve conflicts in their home communities.
In impoverished areas, people spend $1 to $2 per day to burn charcoal or wood to cook food, a huge expensive for them. A clean-burning cookstove cuts that cost by more than half.
SWEETLab places sensors on latrines, cook stoves, and water filters in the developing world to better understand how they are being used.
The terrorist attacks have become this generation's Pearl Harbor – an epic event that has changed young peoples' view of the world and America's place in it.
Her Street Books project finds avid readers among the homeless of Portland, Oregon.
Japan’s earthquake and tsunami is alerting the US west coast that the same kind of thing could happen there. Experts who study the earth’s shifting crust say the “big one” may be past due.
Afghan takeout window Bolani Pazi is the second public art display by 'Conflict Kitchen,' a group that only serves food from countries the United States is in conflict with.