Alderman Freeman Bosley Sr. is not so happy with the Post-Dispatch, the Post-Dispatch reports. Actually, Bosley's really not pleased with any of the local reporters out there who wrote about the letter he sent soliciting donations to help pay for his daughter's college education. "Anything I get, ... More >>
image viaRamadhan Abdulla, a Tanzanian cassava farmer who has benefited from the Danforth Center's expertise and the Gates Foundation's money.If there were an easy way to end starvation around the world, somebody would have thought of it by now. Obviously. But there are still one billion peop ... More >>
image viaDanielle Nierenberg in Arusha, Tanzania.Danielle Nierenberg, a former resident of Defiance, Missouri, now a project manager at the Worldwatch Institute, a think tank in Washington, DC, spent the past year and a half traveling through sub-Saharan Africa as part of a project called Nou ... More >>
image viaParikh (center) and research subjects in Uganda.Washington University's College of Arts and Sciences has granted tenure to Shanti Parikh, a professor of anthropology, making her the first African-American woman in the college's history to achieve that honor. How nice to know that it ... More >>
www.inperspire.comInperspire Motivational Fitness Towels started as so many things do: as a random inspiration at the gym. Darla Dale, an assistant dean at Washington University "approaching 50", was trudging along on the treadmill somewhat less energetically than usual when she noticed that everyon ... More >>
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A new Somali restaurant shines against its industrial-wasteland backdrop