"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 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

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...

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...

Andrew Burdick interviews Dave West #3 (20200703) Odyssey of the Mind – History and Outstanding Efforts

Andrew Burdick and Dave West in their third Storycorps Connect interview. Dave explains the background of Odyssey of the Mind, an organization he has volunteered with for ~20 years. He then recounts some of his favorite anecdotes of moments of...

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....

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Genevieve Goss and Faye Cooper

Friends and colleagues, Faye Cooper (67) and Genevieve Goss (67), discuss their personal development and involvement in land conservation and easements.

Adaption: Isabella Serrao Interview with Nicole Serrao

Nicole Serrao and her daughter, Isabella Serrao, talk about growing up in a small town and the experiences of being a mother. Nicole talks about her experiences with child-rearing, memories of growing up in a hands off home, and how...

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Brian Hillmer and Kevin Conner

Coworkers Brian Hillmer (40) and Kevin Conner (45) discuss their experiences working at Community Servings during the COVID-19 pandemic. They describe some of the positives, changes, and challenges they and their teams have encountered.

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Derek Bruff and Stacey Johnson

Colleagues Derek Bruff (45) and Stacey Johnson [no age given] discuss how they were able to develop a course design institute to support Vanderbilt faculty in adjusting to teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Terran Williams and Jen Little-Reece

Jen Little-Reece (50) shares stories with her partner Terran Williams (36) about her work as an oncology nurse and her experiences with patients and death and dying.

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...

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Bruce Evans and Vice Admiral Nora Tyson

Vice Admiral Nora Tyson (64) and Mr. Bruce Evans (62) discuss their experience serving on Vanderbilt University's Board of Trust during the COVID-19 crisis.

Sarah Gross and Mary Mitchell

Sarah Gross, Development Assistant Foundation of Providence Mount St Vincent, describes her impression of "The Mount" and beginning her career there.