To help us kick off the year, we’re highlighting one of the newest faculty members, Dr. Laurie Paarlberg, the Charles Stewart Mott Chair on Community Foundations and professor of philanthropic studies. Name: Laurie Paarlberg, Ph.D. Educational experience: B.S. Agricultural Economics, Minor in Community Development, Purdue University; Ph.D. Public Affairs with concentrations in Public Policy and… Read more »
By Patricia Snell Herzog, Ph.D., and Patrick Dwyer, Ph.D. The other day, I was talking with a colleague who studies gratitude, Patrick Dwyer. In the midst of chatting at an event we were attending, we got to talking about the art of thank you cards.
Do you want to learn more about philanthropy this holiday season? Professor emeritus Leslie Lenkowsky, Ph.D., discusses the five best philanthropy-related novels. This article originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal. The Blithedale Romance By Nathaniel Hawthorne (1852) The first half of the 19th century saw a variety of American experiments in utopianism—philanthropic efforts meant… Read more »
Last year, we published a blog post about Hurricane Harvey and how individuals can donate to have the most impact. We’re finding that topic relevant today, as the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire rage in California. These fires have burned 10,000 homes and structures, and over 250,000 total people remain under mandatory evacuation orders (CBS… Read more »
Happy First-Generation Day at IUPUI! We’re celebrating first generation students and how awesome they are today and all days. In order to celebrate that awesomeness, I went around to various first-generation students and graduates on the third floor at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to ask them about their first-generation experiences and what advice… Read more »