Category: Seen on Campus

Stanford alumnus Michael Tubbs the subject of 'True Son' documentary; screening and discussion Sunday

by on May 14, 2014 6:07 pm
On Sunday, May 18, at 3:30 p.m. in CEMEX Auditorium on Stanford’s campus, there will be a screening of True Son, a documenatary that chronicles MICHAEL TUBBS‘s, campaign to win a seat on the Stockton, Calif. City Council. Tubbs, ’12, MA ’12, ran for office while completing his bachelor’s degree in comparative studies in race… Read more Stanford alumnus Michael Tubbs the subject of 'True Son' documentary; screening and discussion Sunday

Three Stanford alums are national finalists for 2014 Student Academy Awards for their thesis films

by on May 13, 2014 4:00 am
Three of the 35 films selected as national finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 41st Student Academy Awards competition are from Stanford students in the MFA in Documentary Film and Video class of 2013. LESLIE TAI is a finalist in the alternative category for The Private Life of Fenfen, a documentary film… Read more Three Stanford alums are national finalists for 2014 Student Academy Awards for their thesis films

Stanford community comes out for Cardinal Walk 2014

by on May 10, 2014 12:19 am
Members of the Stanford community brought their walking shoes and good cheer to the eighth annual Cardinal Walk. Walkers gathered at Stanford Stadium before embarking on the 1.5-mile trek around campus. The event, which took place Friday, May 9, was sponsored by BeWell at Stanford. University Photographer LINDA A. CICERO captured the spirit in pictures.

George W. Bush shares presidential insights with Stanford students

by on May 6, 2014 3:14 pm
On Monday, May 5, former President GEORGE W. BUSH met with Stanford students for an hour-long conversation that touched on many of the defining moments and policies of his presidency. In a relaxed and sometimes self-deprecating exchange, Bush talked about the limits of congressional power and his relationships and personal diplomacy with other world leaders.… Read more George W. Bush shares presidential insights with Stanford students

Stanford Cancer Center celebrates a decade as hub of treatment

by on April 28, 2014 4:38 pm
Cancer patients’ experience at Stanford was transformed with the opening of a state-of-the-art, 218,000-square-foot medical building in 2004. For a decade, the ambulatory outpatient clinic has brought together all of Stanford Medicine’s cancer specialties under one roof. It has given physicians space to work and gather, and fostered a new level of collaboration. And it… Read more Stanford Cancer Center celebrates a decade as hub of treatment

BeWell explores the value of Stanford's natural beauty

by on March 28, 2014 4:00 am
BEWELL suggests that next time you drive, walk or bike onto the Stanford campus, you consider the physical beauty that greets you. BeWell spoke to Grounds Manager TED TUCHOLSKI to learn more about the natural beauty available to us all at Stanford. How do you think the Stanford grounds contribute to the culture of wellness?… Read more BeWell explores the value of Stanford's natural beauty

Netanyahu visits Stanford during swing through Silicon Valley

by on March 6, 2014 4:00 am
Israeli Prime Minister BENJAMIN NETANYAHU spent about an hour on campus Wednesday afternoon in the final leg of his swing through Silicon Valley. Netanyahu met briefly with President JOHN HENNESSY and JEFF WACHTEL, senior assistant to the president. Hennessy and the prime minister then met with WhatsApp co-founders BRIAN ACTON, a 1994 Stanford alum, and… Read more Netanyahu visits Stanford during swing through Silicon Valley

Stanford Women's basketball players recognized for their performance on the court

by on February 25, 2014 4:34 pm
The past two weeks have brought well-deserved recognition to Stanford women’s basketball senior forward CHINEY OGWUMIKE and junior point guard AMBER ORRANGE. Last Thursday, Ogwumike received the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America of the Year award for Division I women’s basketball.  The awards program, administered by College Sports Information Directors of America  (CoSIDA), selects an… Read more Stanford Women's basketball players recognized for their performance on the court

Help Stanford win the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge

by on February 24, 2014 4:32 pm
Whether you walk, bike, run, swim, spin, lift weights or do any other fitness-related activity, your exercise routine can put Stanford back on top! By tracking your exercise this week as part of the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge, you can help Stanford beat our competitors. Stanford won first place in each of the first three challenges, but… Read more Help Stanford win the PAC-12 Fitness Challenge

Give her a hand

by on February 13, 2014 3:16 pm
LYDIA-MARIE JOUBERT, an electon microscopist and senior scientist at Stanford’s Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine, won the People’s Choice Award in the illustration category of the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. Her illustration — a hand covered with Pseudomonas bacteria — is titled Human Hand Controlling Bacterial Biofilms. It began as a… Read more Give her a hand