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Sue Goodney Lea

Promoting Good Mental Health in Communities

IF Fellow Sue Goodney Lea has completed a project exploring ways by which we might best promote good mental health in our communities.  What resources might communities leverage to help individual and families deal with mental health crises that they might face? ...

First generation college students

Introduction First generation college students-- or those students whose parents did not complete a four-year degree-- face unique challenges. First-generation students include traditional-aged students, active-duty members of the military and veterans studying...

Priority admission to “minority students”

The Justice Department has just announced that it plans to start suing universities who give any sort of priority admission to “minority students” (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/01/us/politics/trump-affirmative-action-universities.html).  One concern that came up...

The State of Safety & Justice in America

The Interactivity Foundation has been collaborating with the Kettering Foundation and its affiliate organization, the National Issues Forum (NIF), to promote dialogues around police-community relations.  IF Fellow Sue Goodney Lea has been working in the...

Rotary Peace Fellowship in Bangkok, Thailand

IF Fellow Suzanne Goodney Lea recently completed a Rotary Peace Fellowship in Bangkok, Thailand.  While there, she had the chance to interact with twenty-one other Rotary Peace Fellows who were from, living, and/or working in seventeen countries.  She engaged her...

Student-Centered Discussion in the Far East

In December I traveled to Japan, Singapore, and China, exploring possibilities for IF-styled discussions on Asian settings.  In Japan, I spoke with one faculty member who teaches at a very large and esteemed private university in Tokyo and another that teaches at a...

Make Your Own Path

Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs died this week, and there's been a lot of talk about his life and his work.  This was clearly a man who knew what he wanted and went out and got it (or, in his case, made it).  I am often intrigued by how much we, as a society, hold a...