Stories published in 2017

News articles classified as Stories published in 2017

Political scientist studies apocalyptic political rhetoric

Alison McQueen’s research shows that apocalyptic rhetoric can make wars, natural disasters and economic collapse easier to understand. Although it can rouse people to action, such rhetoric also carries great peril.

Cooling glove helps athletes and patients

What unites the needs of Ebola workers, people with multiple sclerosis and athletes comes down to one thing – cold hands. A device that cools the hands is finding widespread use from the playing field to the clinic.

Making spirits bright at Stanford

Before many head home for the holidays, members of the Stanford community enjoy the season’s traditions with music and fun. Among the holiday festivities this year was The Wise Women, a play performed by students, faculty and staff at Memorial Church. Other activities included Hanukkah ceremonies at White Plaza and Stanford Hospital, and a Yalda celebration hosted by Stanford’s Persian Student Association.

Stanford Report’s most popular stories in 2017

Stanford Report’s most popular stories in 2017 reflected the eclectic interests of the university community, from climate change to caffeine to the new Redwood City Campus.

Take an art break at the Stanford museums

The Anderson Collection and the Cantor Arts Center are open during the winter break except on Christmas Day, with special holiday hours on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve only.

Winter wonderland

With winter upon us, Stanford Report looks back on the times the campus experienced a rare snowfall.