Category: Stanford 125

White Plaza snowman

When extreme weather has hit the Farm

by Barbara Wilcox on December 15, 2016 5:49 pm
Though Stanfordites have hailed their alma mater countless times since the song’s composition in 1892, only twice do the heavens seem to have replied, according to the Stanford 125 website. On Jan. 11, 1950, and April 3, 1999, actual hail hit the normally temperate campus, giving Stanford a chance to demonstrate the resilience with which… Read more When extreme weather has hit the Farm
Serra Mall

Stanford then and now

by Stanford 125 staff on October 3, 2016 5:15 pm
Check out the slideshows on the 125th anniversary website to see how Stanford has changed over the past 125 years. Included are photographs of Serra Mall, the Inner Quad, the Quad arcades, commencement, Memorial Church, the Main Quad entrance and the Oval.

Student's mural honors vitality of residential life at Stanford

by Barbara Wilcox on June 26, 2016 10:00 pm
Roble Hall opened in 1918 as Stanford’s women’s residence. Partly because Stanford was then so rural, partly because of early Stanford leaders’ educational philosophy, having students live and learn in community was from the start a key aspect of the Stanford experience. Much has changed at Stanford since 1918, but Roble is still a dormitory – albeit… Read more Student's mural honors vitality of residential life at Stanford

Stanford wins eight CASE Awards for excellence in feature writing, videos and magazine publishing

by Elaine Ray on June 21, 2016 5:59 pm
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has recognized Stanford with several awards in its 2016 Circle of Excellence competition. Articles, publications and videos produced by communications offices across the university received two Gold Awards, four Silver Awards and two Bronze Awards this year. A Strange Reality, a video produced by the Stanford… Read more Stanford wins eight CASE Awards for excellence in feature writing, videos and magazine publishing
Stanford Earth 125

125 years at Stanford Earth

by Staff on May 18, 2016 5:03 pm
Multimedia producer MILES TRAER has created an interactive timeline illustrating the 125-year history of groundbreaking research at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences. He explains, “For this project, we identified every word used in every PhD thesis title published by the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences going back to the late… Read more 125 years at Stanford Earth

Name that voice: Enjoy the 'Stanford 125' video, then take the quiz

by Elaine Ray on November 19, 2015 4:37 pm
Created as part of the kick-off of the university’s 125th anniversary celebration, the “Stanford 125” video includes soundbites from 10 notable campus speakers. How many do you recognize?