Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Monday, February 8, 2016 8:53 pm MST
Of the 830 daily global maternal estimated deaths in 2015, 550 or so happened in sub-Saharan Africa, 180 in Southern Asia, and only five in developed countries.
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 4:35 am MST
Recent steps have been taken in many states to build up the infrastructure needed for electric vehicles. Yet governments and companies must do more, for instance, by building the infrastructure needed to refuel...
Published: Monday, January 25, 2016 12:00 am MST
Dr. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch's biography, “Davos, Aspen and Yale,” tells part of the story that unfolds each year at this time in a town high in the Swiss Alps. But who is Ted Malloch?
Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 1:06 am MST
Due to the difficulty in accessing drugs from brand-name pharmaceutical companies, most patients in developing nations are heavily relying on less-expensive generic drugs.
How to represent and protect minority investors against intentional wrongs in crowdfunding companies
Published: Monday, January 11, 2016 6:00 pm MST
Crowdfunded companies sometimes do wrong intentionally. Unlike negligence, intentional wrong (tort) requires the actor to have intended its harmful act. Some of these intentional acts and effects in crowdfunded...
Published: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 1:51 am MST
Tzu-Chi is a Buddhist humanitarian aid foundation that has helped the world through many of its greatest hardships since its start in Taiwan in 1966. Its support in some of the U.S.’s most recent tragedie...
Published: Sunday, January 3, 2016 10:54 am MST
Uber’s takeover of the “I need a ride” industry can be compared to Amazon’s takeover of the “I want to buy something” industry. Some love it, some hate it, but like it or not...
Published: Thursday, December 31, 2015 4:45 am MST
Last Mile Health has sought to bridge the gap between health facilities and remote communities by bringing critical services to the doorsteps of people living in places that are more than five kilometers from t...
Published: Monday, December 14, 2015 6:42 pm MST
The percentage of people living in poverty is projected to fall around 9.6 percent by the end of the year, but there is still a huge disparity between the extremes of wealth and poverty.
Published: Monday, December 7, 2015 3:26 pm MST
The James Lee Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center is one of the first student-run impact investing firms and provides a way for students to build a network and communicate with industry experts throughout t...