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November 4, 2015 Comment

Bringing ‘Micro-Scholarships’ To College-Bound High Schoolers

A startup, Raise.me, helps students raise money for college, by letting donors give for tasks a student completes, such as getting good grades or volunteering.

October 26, 2015 10 Comments

Top Real Estate Developer Talks About Shaping NYC Skyline

As part of our View from the Top series, we speak with MaryAnne Gilmartin, one of the most powerful women in real estate.

October 19, 2015 11 Comments

The Company Behind Emergency Alerts

During natural disasters and other emergencies, one of the top priorities of public officials is releasing accurate info, quickly.

October 12, 2015 2 Comments

Inside SAS, One Of The ‘Best Companies To Work For’

The data analytics company isn’t a household name, but it has inspired great Silicon Valley workplaces like Google.

September 23, 2015 9 Comments

Chobani CEO Pledges Help To Refugees In Europe

A Turkey-born American CEO is taking the refugee crisis into his own hands.

September 10, 2015 5 Comments

Sweetgreen: Part Of A Trend In Sustainable Food

How much is sustainable food driving customers and food industry leaders? Sweetgreen is a telling example.

September 4, 2015 12 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Food Startup Under Fire By The FDA

Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick’s signature product, Just Mayo, has put him at odds with the egg industry and FDA.

August 25, 2015 7 Comments

TripAdvisor CEO Says Economic Turbulence Won’t Stop People From Traveling

As part of our “View from the Top” series, we speak with TripAdvisor co-founder, CEO and president Stephen Kaufer.

August 17, 2015 9 Comments

The Challenges Of Recruiting For The U.S. Army

As part of our View From The Top series, we speak with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Snow, head of U.S. Army Recruiting Command.

July 30, 2015 27 Comments

NAACP To Begin 860-Mile ‘Journey For Justice’ March

The march, which will travel from Selma, Ala. to Washington, seeks to highlight vulnerable communities subject to regressive voting rights.

July 23, 2015 34 Comments

Dunkin’ CEO: Wages Should Go Up, But Not So Quickly

As the entire fast food industry is engaged in a nationwide debate over the minimum wage, Nigel Travis weighs in on that and more.

July 14, 2015 23 Comments

Clorox CEO Goes Beyond Bleach

The company sells a wide range of products, but Benno Dorer says bleach is still an integral part of the business.

July 7, 2015 36 Comments

Skanska Construction CEO Says U.S. Infrastructure ‘In Crying Need Of Repair’

In our latest View From The Top conversation, we look at U.S. infrastructure and the state of the construction business.

July 1, 2015 6 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Non-Hierarchical Workplace

Terri Kelly is one of few people with a title at W. L. Gore – the maker of Gore-Tex – and she says she really doesn’t like having one.

June 22, 2015 114 Comments

A Conversation With Pastor Joel Osteen

The Texas native is pastor of the largest church in the country, with about 40,000 people attending Lakewood Church weekly.

June 15, 2015 7 Comments

Match CEO Explains The Algorithms Of Love

Sam Yagan, who also co-founded OKCupid, is a leading figure in the online dating world. He shares his perspective.

June 8, 2015 6 Comments

What It Takes To Start 100 Restaurants

Richard Melman is founder and chairman of Chigaco-based Lettuce Entertain You, which runs restaurants across the country.

June 2, 2015 13 Comments

Qualcomm Executive Looking For Next Big Thing

Founded in 1985, this San Diego-based company has been at the forefront of the technology we carry in our pockets every day.

May 29, 2015 2 Comments

CEO Offers Solutions For Energy Efficiency

Patrick Clouden of Consumer Energy Solutions says companies can save up to 70 percent on their electric bills by using LED lights.

May 21, 2015 21 Comments

UC’s Napolitano Speaks Out On High Cost Of Public Ed, Anti-Semitism On Campus

Janet Napolitano talks about a plan to freeze in-state tuition, and campus protests against Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.