Gold Medal Lessons in Leadership
Chemmy Alcott is synonymous with British skiing. A seven-time British National Overall Champion, she competed in four Winter Olympics and won 44 gold medals over the course of her international...
Taking a red pencil to corporate speak
Before becoming a professor at Bucknell’s Freeman College of Management, Kate Suslava worked as an auditor for accounting giant Ernst & Young (EY). It was a job that involved listening to plenty of companies’ quarterly earnings calls. Like her EY...
Facing terror
On Friday, April 19, 2013, an unmarked car slipped quickly and quietly through the streets of Boston. There was no need for a siren, because the streets were empty — except for the hundreds of vehicles representing an alphabet soup of law-enforcement...
A Kentucky collector finds purpose in his passion
When Lamont Collins' family moved to a mostly white Louisville, Kentucky neighborhood in the 1960s, he felt like he'd been dropped behind enemy lines (although he was never physically harmed). He survived and thrived in large part because of his athletic...
Editing imagination
Superheroes and antiheroes. Snow White and Jedi knights. American Gods and Hellboy. Those are just some of the colorful characters around whom Dave Marshall (Eagle Class of 2000) spends his days. As editor-in-chief of Dark Horse Comics, Marshall oversees...
A place for all
Pastor Larry Stoess and his wife, Kathie, create community one meal at a...
True colors
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Vashti who didn’t think she could draw. Frustrated, she jabbed a dot onto a piece of paper and handed it to her art teacher, who insisted she sign it. When Vashti returned to class the next week, she was...
How the Great American Songbook unites generations
Whether it's April in Paris or autumn in New York, someone right now is probably listening to a selection from The Great American Songbook. Maybe they're taking the A train to Harlem with Ella Fitzgerald or getting their kicks on Route 66 with Nat King Cole....
Practicing for her people
Robeson County, North Carolina, ranks dead last among the Tar Heel State’s 100 counties for health outcomes and health factors like smoking and obesity. Diabetes, cancer, poverty and a lack of local medical specialists make it hard for the rural county’s...