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Former Stanford President John Hennessy:
In his interview, Stanford's President John Hennessy, Stanford's 10th President, discussed Stanford University's plans plans to deal with the continuing federal budget cuts to scientific research. To listen to President Hennessy's interview on KZSU, please click here.
Dr. Vint Cerf, Google VP and Chief Internet Evangelist:
Our new interview with Dr. Vint Cerf (the father of the Internet) focused on how to prevent a Digital Dark Age, the Interplanetary Internet and how to ensure the security of our appliances that are connected to the Internet. This interview was broadcast in July, 2015 and is available from this link. Dr. Cerf's 2013 interview is available from this link.
Stanford Trustee, Dr. William Brody:
Dr. William Brody, President of the Salk Institute and Stanford University Trustee, and former President of Johns Hopkins, discussed his course, Uncommon Sense, in which he taught students how to stand out and be noticed. Dr. Bordy also discussed the promise of personalized medicine and what we need to do to get adequate funding for scientific research. To listen to the interview on KZSU, please click here. Our April, 2015 Interview with Professor Chomsky is available from this link. Professor Chomsky discussed President Obama's new nuclear deal with Iran, the role of the US in the Middle East and Cuba and why the US media does not report accurately on all the US policies overseas. We talked about
how NAFTA hurt Mexico's economy and helped increase immigration from Mexico to the US. Professor Chomsky also
discussed what we can do to help improve US policies overseas and to help decrease immigration from Latin America to the US.
Our 2013 interview with Professor Noam Chomsky is available from this link. In this interview, Professor Chomsky discussed the media, Occupy Wall Street and Scientific Research in America. In this interview, Mr. Knight discussed his original vision for Nike and how it changed since 1964. He also talked about innovations at Nike and how wearable technologies, like Nike's Fuel Band, will change Nike, When asked about whether Nike will have the Back to the Future power laces in 2015,he laughed and said "stick around" and added "we might." In this interview, Dr. Kennedy discussed his vision for improving education at Stanford, while he was President of Stanford from 1980 - 1992. Dr. Kennedy also discussed how as Editor-in-Chief of Science, he helped popularize science and climate change. Dr. Kennedy also discussed why he thinks Stanford could help UC Berkeley and other UC Schools increase their budget from the State of California. Dr. Kennedy's interview is available from this link. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Opera talked to KZSU about San Francisco Opera’s new, exciting production of Two Women which will premiere in June, 2015. Mr. Gunn is also a member of Stanford University’s Board of Trustees, we took this opportunity to discuss his vision for Stanford, Stanford Hospital and Stanford Research and some of the opportunities that students can find in the field of biotechnology. Dr. Kathleen Rubins, Stanford PhD ’06, the first astronaut to sequence DNA aboard a spacecraft is the 46th American woman (& 60th woman) to go to space. In her interview on the ISS, Dr. Rubins described her experiments on the ISS with Kevin Cool, editor of Stanford Magazine.
Lisa Lapin, Stanford's VP of Communications who helped shape the image of Stanford since 2008, talked to KZSU about the incredible achievements of Stanford's Communications Department over the past decade.
Lisa also talked about her move to Getty as VP of Communications, why she founded Futurity.org.and why she is considering teaching communications. In the interview, Lisa discussed how to deal with fake news and why it is important for students to learn about journalism and communications.