Stanford historian Tom Mullaney’s interactive website, The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China, shows the locations of thousands of gravesites that have been relocated in China over the past two decades.
A new online course explores Ludwig van Beethoven’s music and development as a composer. The class, led by music historian Stephen Hinton, features performances by and discussions with the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Stanford's ensemble-in-residence.
Students, faculty and staff collaborate on an exhibition and a grand opening that Leonardo would have appreciated. University photographer Linda A. Cicero captured some of the highlights of the opening reception.
John L’Heureux directed the highly regarded Stanford Creative Writing Program and the Wallace Stegner Creative Writing Fellowship program, where his proteges included, among many others, National Medal of Arts recipients.
The Stanford faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, are scholars in the fields of education, performing arts, economics, law and mathematics.
In the course CS 181: Computers, Ethics and Public Policy, Stanford students become computer programmers, policymakers and philosophers to examine the ethical and social impacts of technological innovation.