Africa: A Continent on the Rise

Africa is the world’s second largest and most populous continent after Asia. At about 11.7 million square miles including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of Earth’s total surface area and 20

Democratizing The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is the highest court in the nation.  But how much do you really know about it?  Strict Scrutiny podcast hosts Leah Litman, Melissa Murray,

Beverly Kirk – One Smart Woman

When you hear topics such as “international business,” “foreign policy,” and “international security” being discussed, what gender normally comes to mind first? If you’re like most people, your immediate thought is of

Keeping the Government Accountable

How often do you hear someone say, “I’m sorry. It was my fault. I am totally responsible.” Rarely is such outright honesty heard today. In fact, in many cases, even when fault

UTR: Words on Water

  Did you know that your body weight is approximately 60 percent water? Your body uses water in all its cells, organs, and tissues. Because your body loses water through breathing, sweating,

Leadership Stories

Did you know that stories are more powerful than a slew of facts and figures?  When processing facts and figures, only two areas of the brain are activated, whereas a well-told story

UTR: Patchwork

  If you’re a mom, there has probably been a time in your life when your child has appeared to be missing. Maybe he or she was delayed in coming home from