Stories published in 2017

Behind the scenes with Taylor Mac

Through Stanford’s Arts Intensive, seven students helped bring to life a dynamic play by acclaimed performance artist Taylor Mac.

Stanford Law School —

Sexual harassment and the law

As thousands of mostly women have come forward to share experiences on social media of sexual harassment, gender discrimination expert Deborah Rhode discusses the law and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Ten years of driving the discussion on longevity

In its first 10 years, the Stanford Center on Longevity helped expand discussion of the world’s aging population, making that discussion both more inclusive and more optimistic.

Gretchen Daily collects Blue Planet Prize

Gretchen Daily is collecting the Blue Planet Prize in Tokyo for her work promoting practical conservation by revealing the value of nature to human well-being and development.

Longtime Stanford leader, donor John Freidenrich dies

Freidenrich, a Stanford alumnus and a successful investor, had served as chair of the Board of Trustees and director of Stanford University Hospital during his decades-long involvement with the university.

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies —

The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics

In a series of essays, Stanford experts explore the factors and influences of contemporary civil wars that may cause local infectious outbreaks to become global pandemics.

Stanford Athletics —

Morrison Warren: My American story

Stanford Football’s first black recruit tells his experience of living the American story – full of hopes, dreams and promises.