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Stanford News —

Sculptor Aristides ‘Aris’ Demetrios, maker of MemClaw, dies at 89

Aristides “Aris” Demetrios designed and fabricated White Memorial Fountain, known to generations of Stanford students, faculty and staff as MemClaw, or The Claw, after his proposed design won a national sculpture competition in 1963.

Stanford Report —

Task force to consider past policies on Jewish applicants to Stanford

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has appointed a committee, chaired by Associate Professor Ari Y. Kelman, to research assertions Stanford had quotas that limited admissions of Jewish undergraduate students in the 1950s. The committee will recommend steps to address its findings and enhance Jewish life on campus.

STANFORD magazine —

Should I have kids?

Stanford magazine asked five Stanford experts in fields from philosophy to Earth systems science for their thoughts on kids, family and the future.