Skip to main content
News

Child care is broken. Silicon Valley thinks it can fix that, too

Capita
Image courtesy of iStock.com

Where and how we work has changed dramatically over the last several decades. In response to great cultural and social transformations that affect young children, Furman University alums Brandon Hinman ’03 (philosophy), Grady Powell ’03 (economics) and Joe Waters ’05 (history) launched non-profit think tank Capita earlier this year. Their company was featured in a Quartz article by Jenny Anderson. Said Capita co-founder and CEO Waters, “We are interested in the future of caregiving in light of the future of work. How does child care need to adapt as the workforce and workplace change?” Capita collaborates with KnowledgeWorks, a Cincinnati-based education research organization led by Furman alum, Chuck Ambrose ’83 (sociology).

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

Why Furman’s Campus Is Good for Your Health

Professors found that nature does the student body good.

CSCCa NSCA

Health sciences professors advance guidelines for preventing injury, death

Professors Caterisano, Feigenbaum and Snyder are among authors of paper that establishes guidelines for preventing sports-related injury and death.

A Greenlink bus.

Greenlink funding could see big jump thanks in part to IACH advocacy

Sean Rusnak '18, a Health Policy Post Baccalaureate Fellow, led a push to secure more investment in public transportation in Greenville.

Researchers uncover local history through Max Heller’s papers in Special Collections

Two researchers are unpacking 35 cubic feet of history about Greenville and its former mayor.