Cancer Doctor and College Students Collaborate to Create Illustrated Radiation Patient Guide
Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | For newly diagnosed cancer patients, fears about cancer treatment can be just as intense as fears about the cancer itself. Take radiation therapy, for example. Patients often worry: Will treatment hurt? Will there be uncomfortable side effects? Will they be "radioactive" after treatment and pose a safety risk to loved ones? Daniel Golden, M.D., a radiation oncologist at…
How you can help feed those in need just by going out to brunch this weekend
This weekend, simply enjoying your eggs Benedict could help feed those in need.
College Student Creates 3D Printed Violin Bows Which Sound Amazing
Classical musicians may soon be more involved with 3D printing than many of them had ever imagined. Austin Peppel, a senior in Environmental Design at the Maryland Institute College of Art, began exploring the ways in which the equipment used by classical musicians could be improved upon, or at leas...
4 20 17 College Student Creates Special Dolls for Children
A Hartford area college student is doing a beautiful thing for children who have been through physical traumas, creating dolls that are like them. Her effort...
Is There an App for That? How Can Technology Help My Student?
Staff from the Utah Center for Assistive Technology will present on current apps and software programs that you can use with your child over the summer to help keep their academic and functional skills sharp.
This is what homeless people, and those who help feed them, say happens after years of living on...
Beacon Light Mission in Wilmington feeds the homeless every Tuesday, and provides a bit of conversation for them. Here’s what some of those homeless folks said about their lives.
These 10 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health
Improve your mental health with the help of your phone. Here are the best apps for depression, anxiety, stress and mood issues.
Four Apps That Can help Teens and Young Adults Learn Community Skills
Does your older child need help improving their community and vocational skills? How about social skills in the community? There are many apps available now that can give you the tools you may need to help your child learn how to function better in the community. For many years, I have been working with both... View Article
Solving the Impossible: How Two College Students Created Plastic From Greenhouse Gases
Mark Herrema and Kenton Kimmel had enough with methane and global warming, so they came up with a simple plan: turn the nation’s leading greenhouse gas...
How Apps and Emerging Technologies Help Older San Diegans Stay Connected
Aging2.0 co-founder Katy Fike shared a list of apps and emerging technologies that help older older adults stay connected and engaged in their communities.
How sexist is that film? This app will help you find out
The creators hope to spark a bigger conversation about sexism and misogyny in the movies.
Apps to help manage medications in the elderly: What I'm looking for
I would like to see if I can find a few specific apps or tools that are likely to help caregivers.
Five Top Apps that Will Actually Help Your Real Estate Business
No idea which apps are worth downloading and which are a waste of space? Real estate tech expert Darci LaRocque knows the best ones for agents
IBM's iPhone app will help 20 million Americans keep their sight
Bausch + Lomb, IBM and Apple iOS solution will improve cataract surgery provision
Four tips to help improve the visual accessibility of your app
It's important to keep accessibility in mind when developing apps. Here are four tips on visual accessibility to consider when designing your app.
Dad’s Big Idea Helps Nonverbal Daughter in a Way No Other App Could
“I’m only a dad with an idea. An idea that worked."
Dallas caseworker develops app to help refugees find their way in new cities
It’s a tough time for refugees around the globe, and Derek Smith, a Dallas resettlement caseworker, wants to ease their entry once they’ve been...
A Better Way to Feed Those in Need
The Durham Magazine team after our morning volunteer shift: Dan Shannon, Briana Brough, Kem Johnson, Kevin Brown, Jessica Stringer, Melissa Crane, Sarah Arneson, Amy Bell, Jenny Hunt, Christy Wright, Rory Kelly Gillis, Ellen Farber, Andrea Griffith Cash and Amanda MacLaren. My colleagues at Durham Magazine recently joined me at the Durham branch of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for a morning of…
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Student Creates a Top 10 App for the Pebble Smart Watch
Called On11, a new fitness and activity tracker available for the Pebble smart watch is currently its 7th most popular watch-face application for the device, with more than 16,000 users across North America, Europe, and Asia. The app was created by Qian He, a computer science doctoral student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) who works with faculty researchers at WPI on projects that use mobile devices to help people lead healthier lives.
College Students: 5 Tips for Creating a Great LinkedIn Profile
We offer five tips for college students creating a LinkedIn profile, which can help students find jobs and build connections