Burness Named Top Place to Work in DC

Burness made Washington Post's list of top places to work in the DC area! We sat down with HR and community engagement director Vanessa Bigelow to get her take on what makes Burness great.

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A Memorial for America’s Servicewomen

Thanks to the Women’s Memorial, the stories of America's servicewomen are being preserved—and told.

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The Curb Cut Effect: How A Fix For One Group Benefits Us All

The origins of the football huddle, impact of the GI bill, and the creation of modern-day sidewalk curbs have more in common than you think.

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We Need More Science for Breakfast

Do you know how much science went into that bacon strip on your breakfast plate? This month saw the launch of FedByScience, a coalition of 16 universities telling stories of success in solving problems in farming and food production.

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From the Streets of DC to the Halls of the Capitol

Four key insights into what drives action on Capitol Hill, from interviews with congressional staffers.

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Healing the Wounds of Slavery in Brazil

Brazil just legally recognized the largest Afro-descendent community in the country.

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The Students Are Coming

In the DC metro area, high school students are sending a message to Congress that they won't back down on gun control.

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A Sobering Lens for What Should be a Joyous Time

This year’s County Health Rankings show that health gaps persist not only by place, but also by race and ethnicity. Birthweight is one example.

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A Generation of Social Activists

Across the country, teenagers are becoming catalysts for change.

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Using the “Ick” Factor to Go Beyond It

Hook them with eye worms: How one story can draw people in and open them up to issues that matter.

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