Category: Seen on Campus

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Inspiration and perspiration: Stanford's Commute Club Photo Contest

by on April 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Last spring, Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) invited Stanford Commute Club members to submit photos illustrating why they use sustainable transportation to get to work. The “Why I Commute the Way I Do” Photo Contest garnered 93 total photo submissions from 41 Commute Club members. Of those, 16 winning shots were selected. They included stunning… Read more Inspiration and perspiration: Stanford's Commute Club Photo Contest
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Stanford center honors Asia correspondent with journalism award

by on April 7, 2015 10:50 pm
  Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) recently honored Wall Street Journal reporter JACOB SCHLESINGER with the Shorenstein Journalism Award. Schlesinger received the honor, which includes a $10,000 cash prize, for his work on Japan that spans nearly three decades. Since 2002, the annual award has recognized journalists who are outstanding in their… Read more Stanford center honors Asia correspondent with journalism award
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Docents ready to lead new central energy facility tours

by on March 27, 2015 4:00 am
RON GAWER, director of energy operations, recently led a tour for members of the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management who are training to become docents for the new central energy facility. The office is a department within Land, Buildings and Real Estate. The new facility, debuting in April, is the most visible symbol of… Read more Docents ready to lead new central energy facility tours
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University Archives celebrates women's basketball

by on March 23, 2015 5:38 pm
The UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES is featuring a new, small exhibit in the Albert M. Bender Room that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Stanford women’s first NCAA basketball victory. The Bender Room is on the fifth floor of the Bing Wing of Green Library. In the meantime, the current women’s basketball team has advanced to the Sweet… Read more University Archives celebrates women's basketball
Andrus Peat will be among the Cardinal participating in Stanford's Pro Timing Day. (Photo: David Elkinson)

Stanford's Pro Timing Day draws NFL teams

by on March 18, 2015 5:40 pm
Fourteen former Cardinal student-athletes will display their talents before National Football League (NFL) representatives today as part of Stanford’s Pro Timing Day. The event will be broadcast live nationally by ESPN3. The coverage commences at 11:15 a.m. (PT). Participants hope to be drafted or signed as free agents in the NFL. Participants expected to participate… Read more Stanford's Pro Timing Day draws NFL teams
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Help Stanford sophomores 'Fill the Fountain'

by on March 4, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford’s sophomore class leaders decided to forgo their traditional winter formal this year and instead engage their class in something more meaningful to students and the broader community. They came up with Fill the Fountain, a project centered at the Claw in White Plaza, where they are accepting gently worn clothing this week to benefit… Read more Help Stanford sophomores 'Fill the Fountain'
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The spectacular scenery of Women's Rowing

by on March 2, 2015 5:08 pm
Stanford Athletics offers up some breathtaking pictures of winter training sessions for members of the Stanford WOMEN’S ROWING team. Check out all the photographs at this website. The team trains at Stanford’s Redwood Shores boathouse.
Steve Ringman and Craig Welch (Photo Credit: Steve Castillo)

Stanford prize spotlights Western environmental journalism

by on March 1, 2015 12:00 pm
Seattle Times reporter Craig Welch and photographer Steve Ringman traversed the Pacific Ocean – from Papua New Guinea’s coral reefs to Alaska’s king crab fisheries – to see how carbon emissions are changing the ground rules for ocean life. Their multimedia series “Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn” earned them the 2014 Knight Risser Prize… Read more Stanford prize spotlights Western environmental journalism
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It's all about Stanford's commitment to sustainability

by on February 24, 2015 4:45 pm
Stanford is competing against 450-plus colleges and universities across the country currently participating in RecycleMania – an effort to encourage members of the campus community to waste less and recycle and compost more. Sustainable Stanford hopes students, staff and faculty will unite to reduce the university’s collective waste footprint. At the end of March, Stanford will report… Read more It's all about Stanford's commitment to sustainability
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Alumna Issa Rae brings her wit and wisdom back to Stanford

by on February 23, 2015 4:00 am
  When ISSA RAE was thinking about colleges, the then budding teenage cyber nerd who loved creating her own stories, thought a university in lower Manhattan well known for its school of the arts was the place for her. But after 9/11, her parents told her they wanted her closer to home.  After that, Rae,… Read more Alumna Issa Rae brings her wit and wisdom back to Stanford