Category: Seen on Campus

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Happy 125th anniversary, Stanford, said in flowers and steel

by Linda Cicero on September 13, 2016 5:27 pm
Stanford workers from a variety of trade shops gathered recently at the Oval for a group photo to commemorate the completion of the planting and installation of the steel numbers and flowers celebrating Stanford’s 125th anniversary. Members of the Grounds Crew, Carpentry, Road Maintenance and Machine shops contributed to the design, planting and fabrication of… Read more Happy 125th anniversary, Stanford, said in flowers and steel
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David Carmarillo's TEDxStanford talk featured on ted.com

by University Communications on September 11, 2016 2:21 pm
The acclaimed TEDxStanford talk delivered by DAVID CAMARILLO, assistant professor of bioengineering, has received national exposure through the ted.com website. Camarillo, a former football player, talks about what really happens during a concussion and why standard sports helmets don’t necessarily help. See the ted.com website. Stanford’s TEDx event is an independent offspring of the Technology,… Read more David Carmarillo's TEDxStanford talk featured on ted.com
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Medicine X Week is Sept. 12 to 18

by School of Medicine staff on September 6, 2016 6:39 pm
Scope, the blog of Stanford Medicine, features a video about Medicine X, the three-day conference that brings together researchers, patients, providers, technologists and policy leaders to talk health-care innovation. The conference begins Sept. 16. According to the conference website, Medicine X 2016 will feature innovators who are disrupting health care throughout the world. Among those… Read more Medicine X Week is Sept. 12 to 18
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Medical students begin with white coats and stethoscopes

by School of Medicine staff on August 30, 2016 5:58 pm
Ninety-three MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS officially began their studies at Stanford last week with the traditional white coat and stethoscope ceremony. It’s a symbolic and at times emotional event as future doctors take their first step toward becoming physicians. Scope, a blog published by Stanford Medicine, featured photos of the event and a few interesting facts:… Read more Medical students begin with white coats and stethoscopes
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SUNSPORT tries to get athletes to protect their skin

by Michael Claeys on August 22, 2016 5:29 pm
The most recent issue of Stanford Medicine features a story by MICHAEL CLAEYS of the Stanford Cancer Institute about SUNSPORT, a joint effort of the Athletic Department, Dermatology Department and Cancer Institute. Claeys writes that the program conducts longitudinal research through annual surveys of Stanford’s nearly 900 student-athletes’ sun-exposure and skin-protection behaviors. SUNSPORT (Stanford University… Read more SUNSPORT tries to get athletes to protect their skin
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You never know where the Stanford Band will show up

by Kate Chesley on August 15, 2016 3:14 pm
Visitors to campus Saturday may have been a tad surprised to find members of the LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND playing various tunes from the White Plaza fountain and pool in front of the bookstore, as well as the fountain and pool in front of the Bing Wing of Green Library. That is, the… Read more You never know where the Stanford Band will show up
Brittany Perham (Image Credit: Lisa Beth Anderson)

Stanford lecturer wins poetry prize

by Victoria Chesley on August 4, 2016 5:00 pm
BRITTANY PERHAM, Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program, has won the 2016 Barnard Women Poets Prize. Perham was selected for the honor by poet and playwright CLAUDIA RANKINE. The Barnard Women Poets Prize is awarded for the best second collection of poems by a female American poet. The award is designed to support writers… Read more Stanford lecturer wins poetry prize
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Stanford graduate students win dissertation fellowships

by Jonathan Rabinovitz on July 26, 2016 6:00 pm
Two Stanford graduate students have won fellowships from the National Academy of Education (NAEd) and the Spencer Foundation for dissertation proposals that focus, respectively, on immigrant students in U.S. schools and on teacher compensation. CRISTINA LASH, a doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Education, will study and write about how the education system’s role of… Read more Stanford graduate students win dissertation fellowships
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Stanford's historic Roble Gym: restored and renewed

by Robin Wander on July 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Stanford’s historic Roble Gym is in the last stage of a $28 million renovation to provide new program spaces for theater and dance productions of the Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS). Finishing touches over the summer include the completion of a new dance studio and the outfitting of a new “arts gym,” a… Read more Stanford's historic Roble Gym: restored and renewed
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Conference at Stanford examines why Korea matters to American education

by Clifton Parker on July 24, 2016 5:30 pm
(Photo credit: Rod Searcey) All things Korean – economics, culture, politics – are the subject of an educational conference on campus this week. The fifth annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for U.S. Secondary School Teachers takes place July 25 to 27 in Paul Brest Hall. The meeting brings together American teachers and educators from Korea… Read more Conference at Stanford examines why Korea matters to American education