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Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons purpose

Sep. 22, 2021 9:35 am

Nurses are leaving the profession. Health care leaders need to address the reasons

The long-term solution to the nursing shortage calls for systematic changes that value nurses and offer them a safe place to work, says guest columnist Rayna Latourneau.
Research suggests teachers and school staff play a central role in COVID-19 outbreaks on campus purpose

Sep. 15, 2021 3:16 pm

Research suggests teachers and school staff play a central role in COVID-19 outbreaks on campus

School employees may be more likely to transmit the virus to coworkers than students, research suggests. Meanwhile, many teachers are at risk for severe illness if infected.
New survey: Black, Latinx and Asian American donors give more to social and racial justice causes purpose

Sep. 13, 2021 2:49 pm

New survey: Black, Latinx and Asian American donors give more to social and racial justice causes

"We also see that African Americans are the most likely to give to strangers of all racial and ethnic groups," say researchers and guest columnists Wendy Chen and Una Osili.
20 years post-9/11, the links between Islamophobia and Muslim American suicide remain unexplored purpose

Sep. 10, 2021 2:49 pm

20 years post-9/11, the links between Islamophobia and Muslim American suicide remain unexplored

The victim of Islamophobic violence and survivor of a suicide attempt, guest columnist Amelia Noor-Oshiro is the first self-identifying Muslim American to receive NIH funding to conduct grassroots mental health research within the American Muslim community.
Who makes $200K? purpose

Sep. 9, 2021 8:56 am

Who makes $200K?

Tech has made many richer. Through a Technical.ly data analysis and the start of an ongoing series, we look at what it means that at the same time, in many American cities, racial income inequality is worsening.
Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans purpose

Sep. 7, 2021 1:46 pm

Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans

Nearly a third of those currently unemployed come from three sectors of the economy: health care and social assistance; accommodation and food services; and retail trade.
Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds purpose

Aug. 18, 2021 3:04 pm

Kids wrestled with depression, eating disorders and other mental health issues amid the pandemic, research finds

Recent studies examining COVID-19's impact on mental health also find differences among groups of students such as high school athletes.
Boards pay nonprofit CEOs less when they’re not in the room for compensation discussions purpose

Jul. 27, 2021 9:41 am

Boards pay nonprofit CEOs less when they’re not in the room for compensation discussions

Guest columnist Ilona Babenko's research found that after New York passed legislation to prohibit nonprofit officers from being present at meetings where their pay is being discussed, compensation was 2%-3% lower than expected.
‘Defund the police’: What it means and what the research says on whether more police presence reduces crime purpose

Jul. 20, 2021 3:28 pm

‘Defund the police’: What it means and what the research says on whether more police presence reduces crime

Journalist's Resource researcher Clark Merrefield explores what “defund the police” means to criminologists, activists and legal scholars, recent research and what the future of policing in America might look like.
Can mindfulness make you generous? The answer might depend on whether you more often use ‘we’ than ‘I’ purpose

Jul. 13, 2021 11:33 am

Can mindfulness make you generous? The answer might depend on whether you more often use ‘we’ than ‘I’

Hospitals, schools, prisons promote tout its benefits, and more than 1 in 5 employers offers training in it. But the way we practice mindfulness may be making us more selfish, says guest columnist Michael Poulin.

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