"The moment when you run over the finish line as a team is one that you’ll never forget in your life." An interview with Thomas Zurbuchen

An inspiring physics teacher, a lesson on the Copernican Revolution, and an immense awe sparked by the night sky ignited a passion for learning and research for Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate. Dr. Zurbuchen shares...

Exactly What I Needed

Jaycee Cappaert shares the challenges and lessons from her NOLS experiences on a 30-day Yukon trip.

The impact of morning light on the sailing world
January 24, 2019 App Interview

Roy Disney worked on a movie called Morning Light where they took kids who had never sailed before and trained them for months so they could sail in one of the toughest races in the world of sailing, the transpac....

Joyce Hollobaugh talks about her life experiences and passion for helping people with her interests in medicine.

My mother, Joyce Hollobaugh, discusses how her life experiences competing in volleyball and softball and her career in respiratory therapy has made her the person she is today. As she discusses her experiences, my mother describes all the important life...

Interview with Terence Burnett

I interviewed Terence Burnett about his time serving in the Navy during the Vietnam war. We discussed When and why he enlisted and what made him choose his branch of service. I asked him about his bootcamp experience. He told...

The Spirit of Denali
October 10, 2018 App Interview

David Lucchino remembers attempting to climb Denali with a NOLS expedition led by Phil Powers and Jim Ratz in 1994. What he learned along the way was more important than the summit.

Interview with my Unique Grandpa
November 30, 2017 App Interview

In this interview I talked about the influential jobs that made the man my grandfather the man he is today and what he has learned from them

Interviewing Steve Purcell (dad)

From this interview, I learned a lot about my dad. He was in the military, then became a police. He is really passionate about teamwork and respect. He tries to show this in his everyday life. He also really loves...

Taryn Sanborn learned what life was like for Douglas Glenn in the military, and during his childhood.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Eureka, California, Taryn Sanborn (16) interviews her family friend Douglas Glenn (61) about his childhood and his adventure in the military. Doug shares stories about learning how to deal with getting a...