Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Brief and *COMMUNITY* and Community Building and NAPC

Title Issue
Happiness Index

Happiness Index

Nobel economists are encouraging countries to measure progress based on a society’s well-being, sustainability and the overall greatest happiness of its citizens.

February 2010
Tweet Tweet

Tweet Tweet

More people are starting to use social networking sites to update their status or read the status of others.

February 2010
Micro-Volunteering

Micro-Volunteering

Currently, on-demand volunteers are simply tapping in to participate in a nonprofit project such as tagging photos for museums or photographing neighborhood play areas to help create a nationwide map of playgrounds.

November 2009
Tricky Twésumés

Tricky Twésumés

A new wave of job-seekers is leveraging Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networks as quick ways to access job referrals, screen potential employers and obtain interviews.

November 2009
Media Impact

Media Impact

According to a survey, many Americans see satirical news-oriented television programs replacing traditional news outlets.

September 2009
The Happiest Place on Earth

The Happiest Place on Earth

A survey found that Costa Ricans lead the way in life satisfaction, life expectancy and consumption of natural resources.

September 2009
Staying Real

Staying Real

Customers tired of robotic answering machines, low CD rates, overdraft fees and megabanks’ lack of personal relationships are turning to local banks, where they are offered a comforting antidote to the “too big to fail” promises of surprisingly vulnerable supersize institutions.

May 2009
People’s University

People’s University

Celebrate National Library Week in April. Public, academic and special libraries play an essential role in our communities.

April 2009
Boomerang Solution

Boomerang Solution

Meaningful opportunities to prepare for life after graduation are rare among our nation’s leading colleges and universities. Now, a handful of schools are moving to change this troubling trend.

July 2008
Three Rs

Three Rs

Thanks to the United Nations Children’s Fund, 6 million Afghan children, including 2 million girls, are now enrolled in school in Afghanistan—the largest number in the country’s history.

May 2008