Posts published in November, 2009

1994 grad was among fallen Americans saluted by Obama

by on November 30, 2009 4:00 am
When President Barack Obama made his overnight trip to Dover Air Force Base late last month, one of the fallen Americans to whom he offered a somber salute was 1994 Stanford graduate MICHAEL WESTON, an agent of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) who was killed along with two other colleagues in a helicopter crash in… Read more

Mummies and Medicine

by on November 24, 2009 4:00 am
If you’ve had your fill of vampires and are looking for something different to do with the kids over the long holiday weekend, you can pay a visit to the mummified remains of the 2,500-year-old Ancient Egyptian priest named Irethorrou at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. The reconstruction is based on determinations of… Read more

The holiday season: What's on your mind?

by on November 23, 2009 4:00 am
As Thanksgiving approaches and the December holiday break is just a month away, we’d like to hear your thoughts about how you plan to spend the holiday season. What do the holidays mean personally, politically, intellectually? How will you spend them and with whom? If you are traveling, where will you go? What will you… Read more The holiday season: What's on your mind?

Check your local listings

by on November 21, 2009 8:33 am
MARION KENWORTHY,  a longtime campus resident who describes herself as among those who are “strong Stanford supporters but older and unable to walk, climb steps and get ourselves to the stadium,” did quite a bit of legwork to find out where to find Versus, the network that will broadcast this afternoon’s Big Game. Here’s what… Read more Check your local listings

With Noyola's goal, women's soccer still undefeated

by on November 21, 2009 8:30 am
TERESA NOYOLA scored a 25-yard free kick that led to Stanford’s 1-0 victory over rival Santa Clara in the third round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament Friday night. Noyola, who was a standout at Paly, is the daughter of Stanford alums PEDRO NOYOLA and BARBARA BAYARDO. The team will host Boston College Friday, Nov.… Read more

Beat Cal!

by on November 20, 2009 5:25 pm

Make some noise, Dean Julie!

by on November 20, 2009 1:41 pm
In the hourly countdown to Big Game, AXE committee members, from left, JAKE SMITH, KIM TRAN and REGINA GETZ-KIKUCHI joined JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS, dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising, Thursday on White Plaza as she sounded the air horns. Photo by L. A. Cicero

Stanford's winning Facebook efforts; Apps course exceeds 4 million mark

by on November 20, 2009 4:01 am
IAN HSU, Stanford’s director of Internet media outreach, traveled to Cambridge, Mass., earlier this month to pick up an award for Stanford’s cutting-edge Facebook strategy and Fan Page. The Society for New Communications Research (SNCR)  –  a global nonprofit research and education foundation and think tank dedicated to the study of new media and communications,… Read more Stanford's winning Facebook efforts; Apps course exceeds 4 million mark

Andrea Lewis, 2008 Knight Fellow, radio personality, dies

by on November 20, 2009 4:00 am
ANDREA LEWIS, a long-time broadcast and print journalist best known for her co-anchor roles on KPFA radio, died Nov. 15 of an apparent heart attack. She was 52. Lewis spent the 2007-08 academic year on Stanford’s campus as a Knight Journalism Fellow. “In my mind she was just a real sweetheart, a good person whom… Read more Andrea Lewis, 2008 Knight Fellow, radio personality, dies

The ambassador, the prime minister and the emperor . . .

by on November 18, 2009 4:00 am
Diehard Stanford football fans won’t let a little thing like a 17-hour time difference or 5,000 miles dampen their Cardinal spirit. U.S. Ambassador to Japan JOHN ROOS, ’77, JD ’80, and his wife, SUSIE ROOS, ’78, will host a Big Game event at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo that starts at 9 a.m. Sunday morning,… Read more