Category: Seen on Campus

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Gaieties marks its 105th year

by Ram’s Head Theatrical Society on November 15, 2016 4:16 pm
As Stanford celebrates the year that it turns 125, Ram’s Head Theatrical Society is celebrating a Stanford tradition almost as old: Big Game Gaieties is turning 105. Gaieties is an original, student-written, student-produced musical parody that is performed in Memorial Auditorium the week before Stanford’s Big Game against Cal. This year, Gaieties is partnering with… Read more Gaieties marks its 105th year
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Branner students, staff share lunch as part of Contemplation by Design

by Elaine Ray on November 8, 2016 5:35 pm
During the lunch hour on Friday, Nov. 4, LEXI NAVA lifted his head toward the sky, closed his eyes and enjoyed the autumn breeze wafting through his hair. Usually at that hour Nava would be hard at work as a cashier and pot runner in the Branner or Casper dining halls. But that day he… Read more Branner students, staff share lunch as part of Contemplation by Design
Steve Blank, adjunct professor, talks to Secretary of State John Kerry.

Secretary of State John Kerry visits Hacking for Diplomacy

by Pamela Moreland on October 14, 2016 1:00 am
When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry takes to Twitter, people pay attention. When Kerry tweets about a Stanford course where entrepreneurial principles intersect with learning to craft effective foreign policy, people know he is looking into the future. “Brilliant minds are applying technology to world’s toughest problems. Their perspective will inform,” Kerry tweeted after… Read more Secretary of State John Kerry visits Hacking for Diplomacy
Arroyo t-shirt

Ya gotta love those punny Stanford students

by Kate Chesley on September 26, 2016 5:02 pm
Each year, RESIDENTIAL EDUCATION STUDENT STAFF members wrack their brains to come up with original, clever, memorable and generally punny dorm themes to welcome first-years, transfers and continuing students to their new homes. It helps if the theme, which is generally based on the name of the house, lends itself to a creative T-shirt design.… Read more Ya gotta love those punny Stanford students
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Undergraduates reimagine an African gallery at the Cantor Arts Center

by Barbara Wilcox on September 25, 2016 5:45 pm
Visit the Cantor Arts Center to see how 12 undergraduates reimagined part of the center’s African galleries as part of a course taught by CATHERINE HALE, curator of the arts of Africa and the Americas from 2014 to 2016. The exhibition, African Artists as Innovators, focuses on the artist as maker – an individual with… Read more Undergraduates reimagine an African gallery at the Cantor Arts Center
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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