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Stem Cell Research interviews are here

Interviews about Solar Cars &  Driverless Cars in the US & Latin America are here
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Stanford President John Hennessy:

In his interview, Stanford's President John Hennessy 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.
Dr. T.J. Rodgers, CEO, Cypress Semiconductors:

Dr. T.J. Rodgers is the longest serving CEO of a semiconductor company.  He has led Cypress Semiconductors since 1983 and helped make it the biggest semiconductor company in the world.  Dr. Rodgers is a great wine enthusiast and has wineries in California.  His winery, Clos de La Tech produces the best Pinot Noir in the New World.  To download the show, please click on this link.
Professor Noam Chomsky

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.
Mr. Phil Knight

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."  
To listen to the interview, please click here.
Dr. Don Kennedy:

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.
Mr. John Gunn

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.

The interview is available from this link.