In conjunction with HazingPrevention.Org, the National Federation of State High School Associations is sponsoring an essay contest that encourages high school athletes to share stories of how they welcome new teammates without hazing.
In comments at this week's Aviation Security World Conference, International Air Transport Association officials expressed concern that governments were leaving them in the dark on potential security concerns in the air. At the same time, the group hopes to see more flexibility at security checkpoints.
While the use of the term "organic" is regulated at the federal level, home and personal-care products, like soaps and clothing, don't fall under that scrutiny. Some associations would like to see more oversight—though one major grocery chain has proved helpful with cleaning up the industry.
After Doctors Without Borders nurse Kaci Hickox became a public face of an Ebola quarantine she suggested was a human rights violation, a number of groups supported her. The opposition led New York to soften its stance on doctor quarantines, while New Jersey allowed Hickox to return to her home in Maine.
Increasingly, cities around the country are restricting where and how charitable groups can distribute food to the homeless. The National Coalition for the Homeless is fighting that trend and offering alternative solutions.
The late Washington Post editor appeared to the world as a larger-than-life figure. But his life also contained plenty of practical lessons for any exec.
In its most recent rebranding, the Council of Public Relations Firms decided the best way to put a fresh spin on its image was to build on what people are calling it already: the PR Council.
Controversy has followed the American Studies Association in the 10 months since it announced a boycott of Israeli academic institutions over human rights issues. This week, it officially denied claims that it is planning to discriminate against Israelis at its annual conference.
In a document published this week, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association offered the federal government 10 principles it says should drive decision-making on cybersecurity issues facing the financial industry. Among them—a new working that would allow federal agencies to coordinate with the financial sector.
In the wake of a disaster at an air traffic control facility, aviation pros worked together to ensure that planes still flew. The next challenge? Now they have to take that collaborative spirit and put it behind a series of bigger changes.