Truman Capote’s short story, “A Christmas Memory,” meditates on the role of memory around the holidays.
When remembering Martin Luther King, we should remember his identity as a scholar and professor—and the role that liberal education played in his life.
Frederick Forsyth’s “The Shepherd” is a modern “Christmas ghost story” well worth taking time to enjoy around the holiday.
The Great Recession “Birth Dearth” signals a looming sharp decline in higher education enrollment. What does that mean for savvy higher ed donors?
With increasing wealth inequality, more parents are more concerned to foster generosity in their kids. A new children’s book from Adam and Allison Grant seeks to teach children about gift-giving.
We often operate under the misconception that scholarships are the only—or at least best—way to support first-generation college students. That’s not the case, and there are several alternative ways to support first-gen students instead.
Reviewing Timothy P. Carney’s “Alienated America.”
Rob Reich’s book “Just Giving” is thoughtful and serious. But philanthropy has more varied aims than justice, and the pluralism he celebrates can only be fully honored when we allow philanthropists to pursue their own highest ideals.
Just as Easter is the holiday of music, Christmas is the holiday of literature.
Thanksgiving is a holiday of homecoming for many Americans, but that homecoming may be fraught or joyous.