Using his influence and wealth to promote and fund critical nonprofit endeavors in health care, education, and the arts, Michael Bloomberg has helped make the world a better place in which to live and work for people worldwide.
Through her work in biological studies, her nature writing, and her insights into mankind's relationship with the environment, Rachel Louise Carson helped transform the way we look at the world.
By developing systems and management tools to improve the planning, efficiency, and overall productivity of labor, Henry Gantt changed the way the world works.
Military officer and pilot, teacher, and national security expert, John C. "Chris" Inglis has devoted his life to serving others.
Engendered by years of scholarly pursuits - teaching, lecturing, and writing - Woodrow Wilson's idealism, sense of fairness and concern for humanity nurtured his approach to education and politics. In the process, he gave Americans a new vision for a rapidly changing world.
American novelist and short-story writer John Barth is one of the foremost practitioners of post-modern and metafiction literature.