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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 19:32

Since its founding, American University has held the belief that a better society and a stronger democracy come from a citizenry with equal access to an excellent education. We know that this better society starts with you.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:57

The WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice is delighted to post a new Research Spotlight on "Community Resources and Work-Family Conflict - Is the Gender Gap Really Closing?"  The Research Spotlight series is designed to be highly practitioner-oriented with a focus on the implications of the research for organizations, individuals, communities, and fellow researchers. 

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 15:39

BCCWF announces the release of the latest report in our fatherhood research series entitled The New Dad: The Career-Caregiving Conflict, just before Father's Day 2017. The study describes three types of fathers (Egalitarian, Conflicted, and Traditional) across three generations (Millennials, Generation X and Baby-boomers) and explores

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 15:36

WBUR Radio's on point features a discussion of modern fatherhoof with Brad Harrington of BCCWF and Sarah Thebaud of UC Santa Barbara.

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:41

Paid leave in the United States is woefully inadequate. But, with a proposal from the Trump administration for a six-week paid parental leave policy, the Better Life Lab team wanted to explore the question: How much paid family leave time is enough? 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 18:55

With a growing need for nurse practitioneres, full practice authority for nurse practitioners offers many benefits for hospitals and patient care as regulating models of practice limit their effectiveness. This graphic examines the pros and cons of regulatory models of practice and reasons nurse practitioners should be given full authority to practice. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 17:22

With data usage and demand growing at an increasinly high rate, the need for data centers is greater than ever before. This resource explains the need for data centers on the rise, the influence of cloud computing on data centers and energy efficient usage of power to cool data centers.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 16:54

Millions of children around the world are at risk for violence, abuse, and exploitation with several threats to the safety of children being interconnected. This examines specific issues on child safety and how they are related to one another. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 11:30

A new initiative, C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion, spearheaded by Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has announced that 150 corporate executives have committed to their companies' encouraging their employees to discuss those sensitive topics. Procter & Gamble, New York Life, Accenture, Deloitte U.S. and the Boston Consulting Group are among the companies that have joined the alliance, of which Mr. Ryan is chairman.  Members of C.E.O.