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How college towns could benefit more from throngs of student volunteers

Jennifer A. Jones, University of Florida Millions of college students volunteer at soup kitchens, animal shelters and other nonprofits near where they go to school....

Gates launches lobbying arm – higher education on agenda

Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University Bill and Melinda Gates have launched a lobbying group in part to drive their agenda on education. The move comes as Congress...

Should the NRA fear losing its ‘nonprofit status’?

Philip Hackney, University of Pittsburgh Oliver North sought a second term as president of the National Rifle Association. It was not to be. NRA first Vice...

How bankruptcy can help USA Gymnastics and the Boy Scouts compensate...

Pamela Foohey, Indiana University USA Gymnastics and the Boy Scouts of America sex abuse scandals have rocked communities nationwide. Revelations regarding decades of the sexual...

Federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, but is...

Jason Alix Coupet, North Carolina State University When nonprofit colleges and universities get federal funding for research and to support students, do government regulations make...

What criminal conspiracy charges against an alleged Russian spy might mean...

Brian Galle, Georgetown University Editor’s note: U.S. authorities have arrested Mariia Butina, a Russian advocate for firearms ownership also known as Maria. In a criminal...

Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly

Joseph W. Mead, Cleveland State University and Sara Rankin, Seattle University Increasingly, local laws punish Americans who are homeless. By severely restricting or even barring the...

Spotting the political calculus behind some acts of corporate charity

Raymond Fisman, Boston University Over the past few years, I have teamed up with fellow economists Marianne Bertrande, Matilde Bombardini and Francesco Trebbi to look...

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Passengers boarding airplanes: we’re doing it wrong

Jason Steffen, Northwestern University ‘Tis the season for airplane travel. We may be looking forward to getting where we’re going, but most aspects of the...