Stories published in 2018

Andy Warhol photos on display at the Cantor

In an interactive element of the photo exhibit at the Cantor Arts Center, visitors can zoom in on the artist’s contact sheets and create their own Warhol-inspired digital prints on screen.

Pond dwellers swim in polygons to avoid light

Although they’ve been studied for hundreds of years, it wasn’t until a Stanford bioengineering lab tried to model how Euglena reacts to light that anyone noticed the organism swimming in precise polygons.

Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences —

After the Big One: Understanding aftershock risk

Geophysicist Gregory Beroza discusses the culprits behind destructive aftershocks and why scientists are harnessing artificial intelligence to gain new insights into earthquake risks.

View from above: Using satellite data to study Earth

California is embarking on an effort to launch its own satellites to study pollutants – an approach many Stanford researchers have taken advantage of to better understand our changing planet.

Welcome to the Farm!

Stanford rolled out the welcome mat for new undergraduates on Thursday. Move-In Day also marked the beginning of New Student Orientation and featured the 128th Opening Convocation. University Photographer Linda Cicero chronicled the day’s events.

Invigorating student life in India

Through the Graduate School of Business SEED program, co-term Julia Daniel spent the summer interning at an engineering college in India where she developed programs designed to improve teaching and student engagement.

Stanford Law —

Government hacking raises new security concerns

A cryptography expert at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society examines U.S. government hacking and the security concerns it entails.