Society problems

Big ideas seek innovative solutions to societal challenges

The Cal State Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science ‘Big Ideas’ initiative provides concrete solutions to society’s most pressing problems through three faculty-led projects. “This effort envisions new ways of engaging as a college in societal challenges and how philanthropy can play an important role in promoting shared impact,” said Dean Susan Barua. The […]

Society features

Spotify’s Roberta Pate explains how coming out can change society – Billboard

As Head of Artist and Label Partnerships for Spotify, LatAm, one of the Roberta PateS goal is to have LGBTQIA + artists represented in every music initiative. From Spotify’s Global Pride campaign to its emerging artist program, RADAR, launched in 2020. “The industry needs to reflect culture and the culture is what people (creators and […]

Society diversity

Building a better society

Srettha Thavisin, CEO / President of Sansiri, left, and Renaud Meyer, UNDP Thailand Resident Representative, work to promote equality. Photos courtesy of Sansiri June is Pride Month, a time to celebrate the LGBTI community and to commemorate the continued pursuit of equal justice. Real estate developer Sansiri PCL has championed her cause over the years, […]

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Reasons for societal disintegration in Pakistani society

As the world celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, we honor the leadership of people with disabilities and their tireless efforts to build a more inclusive, accessible and sustainable world. At the same time, we are determined to redouble our efforts to ensure an open and accommodating society for all. An estimated 690 […]

Society problems

A Stanford student mocked federalist society. It compromised his degree.

It was the last day of class at Stanford Law School, May 27, when Nicholas Wallace said he was blinded by a message from one of the deans informing him that his degree was under threat for potential misconduct. His offense: Emailing a flyer to other law students in January that he claimed was from […]

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Why Ellie Kemper faces the controversy over the Veiled Prophet company

The Veiled Prophet is one of the city’s oldest organizations, and Kemper was named the Rookie Queen in 1999. ST. LOUIS – Actress and St. Louis sweetheart Ellie Kemper is at the center of a new controversy over one of the city’s oldest traditions. The “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Office” star was named the […]

Society problems

Seeds of economic health disparities found in subsistence society – WSU insider

By Sara Zaske, WSU News PULLMAN, Washington – No billionaire lives among the Tsimane people of Bolivia, although some are a little better off than others. These subsistence communities on the edge of the Amazon also have fewer chronic health problems linked to the type of dramatic economic disparity found in industrialized Western societies. For […]