article thumbnail

Win a Trip to Report for the NYT with Nicholas Kristof

Have Fun - Do Good

It's this belief that prompted Kristof to create his Win-a-Trip contest for graduate and undergraduate students at American universities. Possible destinations this year are Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Liberia and/or Ghana. The student reporter will blog and vlog for You can watch Kristof's video reports at student journalism poverty New York Times Nicholas Kristof

article thumbnail

Worst of Museums for this Decade

Museum 2.0

Now, many see the downsides, including crushing student debt along large numbers of credentialed people with few open jobs. Unlike medicine, which graduates slightly more students than residency seats, museum studies programs graduates scores more students than spaces. Ask and you shall receive. Be careful what you wish for. These two adages were both in my mind last week when I asked people for the worst museum trends.

Museum 37

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Crisis Lessons Learned When My Apartment Building Was on Fire


Over time, especially when the weather got cold, students stopped hurrying outside and more people chose to ignore the alarms altogether. If they are one of my neighbors, they’ll be standing outside trying to console a very stressed, worried, and freaked out guinea pig.) When the fire alarm went off in my building this week, I couldn’t help thinking that the experience was a lesson in how organizations can effectively handle crisis.

Lesson 56
article thumbnail

How to Predict What You’ll Raise by Year-End

NonProfit Hub

For an animal rescue, how many dogs/cats/guinea pigs do you want to save? But if you’re a student of your craft, you know there are other things that are equally important, like donor retention. As a trainer, she shows her students how to find ideal donors, connect through authentic messaging, and build relationships that stand the test of time, so that fundraising becomes easy and predictable.

Guinea 34
article thumbnail rumor about nonprofit licenses | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I will not allow my org to be a guinea pig.

License 40
article thumbnail

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

Museum 2.0

I heard from CEOs whose center is the only one in their entire country (Chile), educators who work with students who have never encountered a computer before entering the science center (South Africa), and web managers whose sites are locked behind federal government firewalls and draconian restrictions (Australia). They are places outside our daily lives--the Arctic, Papau New Guinea--and are easy, in some ways, to ignore or forget. What is the Science Center World Congress ?

Museum 20