Category: In the Spotlight

Ashley Westhem and Kylie Jue (Photo by Linda A. Cicero, Stanford News)

Stanford student journalists win James Robinson awards

by on January 13, 2015 4:00 am
    KYLIE JUE started working for The Stanford Daily after her junior year in high school. The Cupertino native enjoyed the experience so much that she returned as an intern the summer before she officially became a Stanford student. Now a sophomore with plans to major in CS+English, Jue is a veteran at Stanford’s… Read more Stanford student journalists win James Robinson awards
Students from the fall quarter Supreme Court Litigation Clinic who helped prepare a case being argued Monday are (from left) Brittany Jones, Gary Dyal, Jenna Williams and Alison Karol.

Stanford Law School students to hear case before U.S. Supreme Court today

by on January 12, 2015 4:00 am
Students from Stanford Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic are in Washington, D.C., with Professor and Clinic Co-Director JEFFREY FISHER, who will argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court today, Jan. 12. The students spent the fall quarter assisting Fisher with background research and drafting the respondents’ merits brief for ONEOK, Inc. v. Learjet,… Read more Stanford Law School students to hear case before U.S. Supreme Court today
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On video: Stanford gets into the holiday spirit

by on December 19, 2014 2:52 pm
The Dish is on hiatus until Monday, Jan. 5. For breaking news, visit the Stanford University News website. Best wishes for a happy holiday season and joy in the new year…
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Stanford professor wins inaugural award for nature research

by on December 19, 2014 4:00 am
  PAGE CHAMBERLAIN, professor of environmental Earth system science, was recently awarded the inaugural Senckenberg Prize for Nature Research. Chamberlain received the prize from Germany’s Senckenberg Society at an award ceremony held in Frankfurt. An expert in isotope geology, Chamberlain has advanced the understanding of erosion mechanisms, the carbon cycle, climate and precipitation patterns by… Read more Stanford professor wins inaugural award for nature research
Rubber boots, umbrellas and other rain gear provided protection during the rainstorm on Thursday.

Stanford community weathers big storm

by on December 11, 2014 4:21 pm
Members of the Stanford community braved the elements to get to and across campus Thursday as the first big storm of the season hit the Bay Area. Stanford maintenance crews got out early to rapidly identify and clear areas of water accumulation. Residential and Dining Enterprises worked with PG&E to restore power at a few… Read more Stanford community weathers big storm
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Undergraduate exhibit breaks Stanford Art Gallery record

by on December 10, 2014 4:02 pm
This quarter, the STANFORD ART GALLERY welcomed a record-breaking 10,303 visitors to view the All Tomorrow’s Parties exhibition. This exhibition was not only unique for more than doubling the attendance of previous exhibitions, but it also marked the first time that undergraduate students were offered the opportunity to install their work in this historic space.… Read more Undergraduate exhibit breaks Stanford Art Gallery record
A black and white photograph of the Kingscote Gardens apartment building

Stanford's own mystery house

by on December 8, 2014 5:45 pm
Nestled between the Faculty Club and Lomita Drive, shrouded by groomed hedges and twisted, ancient oaks, the lush lawn and flowerbeds of the Kingscote Gardens Apartments offer tranquil respite from the bustling campus. Yet few students or alumni are familiar with the accidental oasis, if they even know it exists. Opened in fall of 1917… Read more Stanford's own mystery house
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Women's soccer and volleyball and men's water polo compete in NCAA championships

by on December 3, 2014 4:43 pm
Friday is a big day for both the women’s soccer and volleyball teams, while Saturday is equally important for the men’s water polo team. WOMEN’S SOCCER reached the NCAA College Cup for the sixth time in seven seasons and will play Florida State in the semifinals on Friday at 4:30 p.m. PT in Boca Raton,… Read more Women's soccer and volleyball and men's water polo compete in NCAA championships
Temple Grandin standing outside with a read scarf blwoing in the wind.

Temple Grandin: Thinking in Pictures

by on November 25, 2014 4:00 pm
On Wednesday, Nov. 19, TEMPLE GRANDIN, one of the most accomplished adults with autism, spoke to an overflow crowd at the School of Medicine. Her talk focused on understanding animal behavior and reducing animals’ stress, but she interwove descriptions of her research with comments on how living with autism has influenced her work – and, indeed,… Read more Temple Grandin: Thinking in Pictures
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Stanford professor wins Buckley Prize, the top honor in condensed matter physics

by on November 24, 2014 4:00 am
AHARON KAPITULNIK, the Theodore and Sydney Rosenberg Professor in Applied Physics, has been awarded the 2015 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize. The Buckley Prize is the oldest prize awarded by the American Physical Society (APS). It is one of the most prestigious prizes awarded in the field of physics, and is considered the highest honor… Read more Stanford professor wins Buckley Prize, the top honor in condensed matter physics