News tagged with nonprofits

Conference suggests ways Broadway can be better

(AP)—A conference on how to make the Broadway experience better for theatergoers has come up with some prescriptions: Be brave in the stories that are told onstage and embrace youth and technology.

Jan 29, 2013
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Corporations favor elite nonprofits

(Phys.org)—Businesses are good for nonprofits, but they are especially good for nonprofits that directly benefit the corporate elite such as art institutes, symphony orchestras and private schools, according ...

Dec 17, 2012
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New study reveals what makes nonprofits special

Despite their diversity, U.S. nonprofits are in basic agreement that seven core values—being productive, effective, enriching, empowering, responsive, reliable, and caring—set the nonprofit sector apart from government ...

Dec 06, 2012
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College credit for online courses gains momentum

The American Council on Education, a nonprofit organization that represents most of the nation's college and university presidents, is preparing to weigh in on massive open online courses - MOOCs, for short - a new way of ...

Nov 16, 2012
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Vietnam may evict bears from 'protected' park land

(AP)—Bears, some of them blinded or maimed, play behind tall green fences like children at school recess. Rescued from Asia's bear bile trade, they were brought to live in this lush national park, but now ...

Nov 14, 2012
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Researchers zap huge global spam 'botnet'

A huge global 'botnet' responsible for sending out millions of spam messages each day has been shut down by a collaborative effort from security experts in the US, Britain and Russia, researchers said.

Jul 19, 2012
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San Franciscans bring startup approach to homeless

(AP) -- On the foggy streets of San Francisco, tech superstars and the homeless can be hard to tell apart in their identical hoodies. But there's a key difference: smartphones and cash in some pockets, neither ...

May 06, 2012
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