January 2013

American Turnaround: Ed Whitacre

Tue, Mar 12 2013 - 6:00pm

American Turnaround

Ed Whitacre. Former CEO, General Motors

Whitacre was named CEO in 2009, the same year GM declared bankruptcy.  He was the man tasked with taking the country's biggest corporate failure and getting back to profitability. His goals included increased vehicle efficiency and the launch of the Chevy Volt. Read more »

Individual Matter

Tue, Feb 12 2013 - 6:00pm

Individual Matter

Gernot Wagner, Ph.D., Author, But Will the Planet Notice?; Economist, Environmental Defense Fund
Christopher Jones, Researcher, CoolClimate Network
Glen Low, Principal, Blu Skye
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Will Rogers: Public Trust and Public Land

Mon, Jan 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Public Trust and Public Land

Will Rogers, President and CEO, The Trust for Public Land

Monday Night Philosophy looks at America's increasing need for more and better urban parks. As urban areas become ever more densely populated, and urban populations ever more sedentary, both the health and economic benefits that vibrant park systems provide to local economies have too often been overlooked. Read more »