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Investment in Clean Energy Hit Record High in 2007

Prompted by climate change concerns, surging oil prices and continuing anxiety over energy security, investment in renewable energy and energy efficient reached a record...
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Solid Signs of Progress for New Orleans Since Storm

As the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina nears, it is beneficial to search for signs of recovery and progress. What can be found...

Buddha in the Board Room

It is said that “an entrepreneur creates a business, while a zentrepreneur creates a business AND a life”. Running a business for positive social...
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Student Ingenuity Plus High-Tech Batteries Yields All-Electric Porsche

State of the art batteries installed in the trunk transformed a Porsche into an electric car. With a click...
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One Million Voices for MidEast Peace Hold Global Town Hall Today

Join a Global Town Hall Meeting webcast from East Jerusalem linking Israeli and Palestinian youth leaders with young people from around the world, today,...
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Non-Profit Teach for America Sees Big Growth

Teach For America announced this week a record number of incoming recruits for fall placement in low-income schools across the country. 3,700 new teachers...
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Let’s Set The Record Straight on Childhood ADHD: 5 Things No One Else is Telling You

ADHD has become such a popular diagnosis these days. It is labeled as a disorder, when in fact many of the symptoms of ADHD...
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7 Positive Trends to Relieve Your Worries and Calm Your Fears

Good News Network founder in 1997 Women's World photo Given so much bad press about teens beating each other...
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Tornado Victims Pay It Forward

With all the news of tornados, this story shows the best of what can come from such an event, as victims help other victims...

Maryland Graduates Can Stay on Insurance Until Age 25

Now a new Maryland law requires large insurance pools to extend coverage to all dependent students up to the age 25.  Staying under their...

King’s Memphis Motel Now Marks National Civil Rights Museum

40 years ago yesterday -- one day before he was shot -- Martin Luther King, Jr. predicted, “I may not get there with you,...
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Disabled Veterans Serve in New Mission Tutoring Disadvantaged Kids

Amidst the flood of young disabled veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, a group of older veterans organized themselves to help ease the return...
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Heroes in School Shooting and Bridge Collapse Receive Prestigious Medals

Two years ago, a Nevada Middle School gym teacher confronted a student gunman who had already wounded others. With compassion and persuasion she convinced...

Results of Nursing Program Encouraging

"There could be an end to the nursing shortage in Kansas thanks to a 10-year, $30 million state funding and matching grant program that...
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Random Acts of Kindness Kick Off First Ottawa Kindness Week

For one week, February 15 to 24, Ottawa is choosing to be kind. The city will be celebrating, encouraging, and even keeping a web...
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Volvo Unveils Sixth Annual Hometown Hero Award Winners

Volvo yesterday announced the top three winning heroes in the 6th Annual Volvo for life Awards: After a tragic farm accident involving her son,...

Robot Offers Hip Surgery Success

"A surgical robot developed by UK scientists makes hip operations so simple even students get good results." (BBC Health)
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Kabul’s Old City Gets Major Renovation

To improve living conditions, attract business and reduce the constant threat of disease, Kabul's Old City has been cleared of rubbish and mud --...
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Top Ten Good News Stories of 2007!

Looking back and choosing the top good news stories of the year was a happy exercise and I've concluded that 2007 was a good...
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Free Online Materials Could Save Schools Billions

Teachers and their students are quietly experimenting with Free-Reading.net, a little website that could one day rock the foundation of how schools do business....