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Fighting for Public Education at the University of Oregon

Joseph Lowndes | Posted 11.16.2013 | College
Joseph Lowndes

The intransigence of administrators over these issues reflects the broader corporatization of American higher education, where research is increasingly a commodity to be bought and sold, education a product to be made as cheaply as possible, and professors are laborers stripped of rights and job security.

How the Nike+ FuelBand Became the A-list's Chicest Accessory

Vogue | Posted 11.12.2013 | Style
Vogue

Chloe Malle, Vogue It's 11:49 p.m., and I need to leave the Plaza Hotel's gilt-laden Grand Ballroom. I'm wearing glass slippers, of the Valentino c...

Why Investment Dollars Are Pouring Into Sports

Kai Sato | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business
Kai Sato

With the NFL season now underway, the nation's highest revenue generating sport has resumed center stage.

5 Skills I'm Scared My Sons Won't Have

Erin Mantz | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents
Erin Mantz

I should appreciate these moments, out shopping with my sons, giving my opinion about the pros and cons of high-tops and color choices. But, wait. Halfway in, they're pulling out their phones, snapping pictures of their three-pair final line-up, asking their "friends" and "followers "Which ones should I get?" on Instagram.

Inspiration vs. Manipulation

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

When you stand for something, you inspire. You take a stand for something, usually bigger than yourself, and people relate. It motivates rather than manipulates.

Nike Pulls Tattoo Leggings After Offending Pacific Community

Posted 08.16.2013 | Style

A pair of patterned leggings are causing trouble over at Nike. The tattoo-like print on the brand's Pro Tattoo Tech Tights has sparked ire in Australi...

LOOK: Nike Honors LeBron With Sculpture

Posted 08.14.2013 | Sports

It looks like Nike did something special for LeBron James when he made a trip to the brand's headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. earlier this week. Th...

WATCH: Kobe Stars In New Nike Ad

Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant might have a future as a basketball coach. ...

The Era of Corporate Silence on Climate Policy Is Ending

Andrew Winston | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

Shouldn't companies get involved now instead of waiting to see what governments come up with on their own?

WATCH: Blake Griffin's Funny New Ad

Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

Meet D'arryl Drain, the scrawny shooter who knows how to get the best out of NBA superstar Blake Griffin -- even if he isn't trying to -- in a new com...

If Brands Were Shoes

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

Brands are like people. So, what if? What if the brands we use and wear everyday were shoes? What would they look like? Feel like?

Tiger Signs New Endorsement Deal With Nike

Golfweek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

By Gene Yasuda, Golfweek Picturing Tiger Woods adorned with anything but Nike swooshes is difficult to do. And a new endorsement deal between the t...

Is the Consumer Now Your New Head of Marketing?

Alistair Niederer | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Alistair Niederer

There is a big shift in marketing today, with brands finding that they have a large number of customers who love their products. They are willing to tell their friends and effectively advertise the brand for free.

Addressing Climate Change Grows Our Economy, Creates Jobs

Nicole Lederer | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green
Nicole Lederer

The economic costs of climate change are now clear. From weather-related disasters like Superstorm Sandy to droughts that have wiped out family farms and fueled devastating fires, the United States suffered 11 climate-related disasters last year alone that cost $1 billion -- each.

What Your Shoes Say About You

Andrew Nackerud | Posted 09.08.2013 | Style
Andrew Nackerud

Maybe it is a psychological barrier I have constructed to slow my maturation into a full-fledged adult, but whatever the case, I'm starting to feel judged by the shoes that I wear.

The Oldest Logos In America

24/7 Wall St. | Samuel Weigley, Alexander E. M. Hess and Paul Ausick | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Few things are more tied to a company’s identity than its logo. Who isn’t familiar with Nike’s swoosh or McDonald’s golden...

LISTEN To 'LeBron's Answering Machine'

Posted 06.21.2013 | Sports

In his postgame remarks, a triumphant LeBron James said he "can't worry about what everybody say about me." That may be a healthy outlook as it pertai...

Back to the Future: Remastering the Timeless Art of Brand Engagement

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.16.2013 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

A beautiful brand idea is invisible, but possesses the gravitation force to unify messages across an exploding array of media, geography and cultures. The brand idea is more than a theoretical abstraction. It remains the lynchpin of consumer loyalty.

LOOK: Nike Goes Gay For New Clothing And Shoe Line

Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Nike is getting into the LGBT Pride Month spirit in a very big way -- with the expansion of its all-new, gay-friendly shoe and clothing line. Acco...

Nike Subcontractor Workers Arrested After Salary Strike Turns Violent

AP | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodian police clashed Monday with workers at a factory that makes clothing for the U.S. sportswear company Nike, arres...

Life is a Journey, Not a Destination

Stanley Hainsworth | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business
Stanley Hainsworth

If you approach each day with the innocent idea that you're going to learn something from each person that you encounter, your life will pivot.

Generation Win: Has Our Drive to Win Replaced Sportsmanship?

Pamela Meyer | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports
Pamela Meyer

What do a hard shove in an NBA playoff game, a wayward ball in The Masters golf tournament, and a high school soccer match in Utah have in common? Nike's new slogan sums it up: Winning Takes Care of Everything.

Fortune Green: Consumers Won't Pay Extra, But Companies Will

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

The top movers and shakers of the corporate sustainability world recently gathered at Fortune Brainstorm Green to examine, analyze and summarize the success of green B to B, and the simultaneous failure of green B to C commerce.

Mindy Grossman's Non-Linear Path to Success

Angella Nazarian | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Angella Nazarian

For some of her fans, like me, who have been tracking Grossman's stellar career, it was a surprise decision to jump from global vice president at Nike to join forces with HSN.

Nike, NASA Seek The Most Amazing-Sounding Clothing Ever

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Business

A powerful group of innovators is focusing its 2013 yearly innovation challenge on changing the global clothing industry for the better. Nike, NAS...