Contributing to the sustainable development goals as normative and instrumental acts: The role of Buddhist religious logics in family SMEs

Abstract Prior studies suggest that religion matters in the adoption of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in SMEs. This study draws on an institutional logics perspective to illuminate a hitherto underexplored interplay of multiple logics that in combination influence family…

Tufts Helps Host Community Keep Back-to-school Plans on Track

A new partnership between Tufts and the city of Somerville brings public school offices to the Tufts Administration Building (TAB) in September. The move is part of the university’s ongoing efforts to support the city after the unexpected closing of a public school. An 18-month lease with Tufts helps resolve Somerville’s pressing need for classroom space.

UCI becomes two-time recipient of STARS Platinum rating for sustainability efforts

For a second time, the University of California, Irvine has achieved a rare platinum rating through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, maintaining its status as one of the environmentally outstanding universities in the world.

UCLA to lead statewide coalition to address COVID-19’s impact on communities at risk

A coalition of 11 academic institutions and their community partners across California has received a $4.1 million grant from the NIH for a statewide community-engaged approach to addressing COVID-19 among populations that have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.

Rush Medical College Receives Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Engagement

Rush Medical College has won the American Association of Academic Medical Colleges Spencer Foreman community engagement award for efforts that “go well beyond the traditional role of academic medicine and reaches communities whose needs are not being met through the traditional health delivery system.”