Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights

I was a fan of FDR long before I ever knew that his wife, Eleanor, had an influential role unlike most presidential wives before her and that after his death […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   1 Comments   |   December 08, 2008

What a Difference a Tattoo Makes

Tattoos seem to be in favor again as a decoration of choice among young women. Lower back, neck, or arm tattoos have become very evident during the summer months in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 02, 2008

Blog Action Day: Dying to Give Life

The global economic crisis is shining a light on the “haves,” but things won’t change much for the “have nots.” They will still be poor, without access to clean water, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 15, 2008

Conflict in Georgia: Is there an end in sight?

Five years ago I took a course entitled “Russia in Crisis.” At that time we were discussing the Georgian conflict. When I read the headlines on Russia and Georgia now, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   August 12, 2008

Pope and Hope?

Washington, D.C., and the nation’s media outlets are awash in news of the first papal visit to the nation’s capital since 1979. Rather than telling us in detail about the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 16, 2008