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Mar.7, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 8

Tiger Profiles

Sherry Leiwant ’72 and Yolanda Wu ’89

Work-life balance

Taking care of a sick child is straightforward when one parent doesn’t work. But what if both parents have jobs? If among the lucky 30 percent of Americans whose employers let workers use paid sick days to care for family members —...

Wendy McWeeny '92 *98, Jennifer Cho '94, and Alexandra Wilson '99

Malaria No More: Stemming malaria

Pictured: A girl in Madagascar holding a packaged insecticide-treated bed net distributed by Malaria No More and Sumitomo Chemical. (Photo courtesy Malaria No More) It could be a photograph of naptime at a day-care center: Eyes closed, the...

HannahSchein '96

Going undercover for animal rights

If you viewed a recent People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) video of workers stomping on turkeys’ heads at a plant in West Virginia, you might think twice about eating turkey at Thanksgiving. One of the individuals behind planning...

DarwinCurtis '48

An advocate for solar cooking

When Darwin Curtis ’48’s son traveled to South America in the 1980s to buy wood for his business — making musical instruments — he would get upset that local residents had to cut down forests just to have fuel for cooking. “He heard about...

DennisWhittle *86

Connecting donors and projects

Dennis Whittle *86 (left) founded GlobalGiving, called an eBay for international aid. (Photo Courtesy Globalgiving) If you saw the movie Slumdog Millionaire and wondered how you could improve the lives of the homeless children that the film...
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