Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
(18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013)
We express our heartfelt condolences for Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela, who has been an inspiration for millions worldwide, had been awarded with "Gulen Institute Peace Award" in 2010 for his contributions to peace, dialogue and social justice.
The Diversity of Suburban Poverty: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the New Geography of American Poverty
Alexandra K. Murphy
The University of Michigan
Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Poverty Center
When we think about poverty in the United States, two contrasting images usually come to mind: the inner-city and rural areas.
Essay Topic Announcement
Submission Deadline: December 20, 2013
What role should state and non-profit agencies play in the education of disadvantaged youth who are not realizing their potential?
Dr. Patrice McMahon
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Associate Professor, Political Science
In post-conflict countries, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are not the first thing that you notice, but their presence is striking.
Dr. Nelly Stromquist
The University of Maryland
Professor, Int'l Education Policy
Drastic transformations in the higher education landscape are underway throughout the world.