This fall, Dr. Laurie Paarlberg, Charles Stewart Mott Chair on Community Foundations and professor of philanthropic studies, will work with the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance (IPA) and Dr. Marlene Walk, affiliate faculty member at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, on a research partnership focused on community foundations and community leadership. Here, Dr. Paarlberg shares more… Read more »
This past spring, Dr. Laurie Paarlberg, Charles Stewart Mott Chair on Community Foundations and professor of philanthropic studies, taught the course Nonprofit and Public Policy. Master’s student Amanda Keating became interested in how public policy impacts and develops alongside nonprofits during her first semester, and knew she wanted to take a course specifically focused on… Read more »
If you’re at all like me, you’ve got a pitiful savings account and a sad, sad start to a retirement account. I’ll admit this problem is largely of my own making, but I’m guessing you can empathize. So bear with me. Even with those pennies you’ve been able to save, you’re thinking about how to… Read more »
In Dr. Sara Konrath’s P-690 Research in Philanthropic Studies course, first and second-year doctoral students work together in groups to create an experimental research project. After creating and working on the project throughout the semester, they prepare and then give the presentation in front of a panel of judges and their fellow students. The group… 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.