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Taj Mahal

Student photographs that are worth a 1,000 words

by Robin Wander on May 28, 2019 2:20 pm
The results are in for the 8th annual Stanford Global Studies Student Photo Contest, and the winner of the popular vote is an evocative image of a rainy day at the Taj Mahal captured by senior human biology major EMILY MENDONSA while she was traveling in Utter Pradesh, India, conducting research on women’s health in… Read more Student photographs that are worth a 1,000 words
Faculty Club

Faculty Club new menu and accommodations create a ‘metamorphosis’

by Kate Chesley on May 25, 2019 10:09 am
If you haven’t been to the Faculty Club lately, you ought to make a point to check out the new menu and the new accommodations. Fearing that the Lagunita Drive facility was becoming stagnant, RAY PURPUR, president of the Faculty Club, said he and fellow members of the all-volunteer board set about revitalizing everything from… Read more Faculty Club new menu and accommodations create a ‘metamorphosis’
Coconut Chicken

Stanford chef offers up original chicken recipe

by Alex Kekauoha on March 26, 2019 2:35 pm
ERICA HOLLAND-TOLL, executive chef of Stanford Flavor Lab, recently shared her original recipe for coconut-braised chicken with butternut squash and crispy spiced chickpeas with student readers of the publication Roundabout. The recipe can be easily followed using equipment found in most residence kitchens. We thought readers of Stanford Report might enjoy giving the recipe a… Read more Stanford chef offers up original chicken recipe
Cardinal Cook Off

Students showcase their culinary talents at the Cardinal Cook-Off

by Kim Ratcliff and Alex Kekauoha on February 3, 2019 10:14 am
Stanford undergrad and graduate students recently showcased their culinary talents at Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) Stanford Dining’s CARDINAL COOK-OFF competition at the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons. The Iron Chef-style event, now in its 16th year, made history when two teams placed first in the annual competition. The event is hosted each year by Stanford… Read more Students showcase their culinary talents at the Cardinal Cook-Off
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

New fellowship honors Clarence B. Jones

by Stanford News Service on January 22, 2019 2:10 pm
The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber A Jan. 17 lecture by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, commemorating the 90th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birth, helped inaugurate the CLARENCE B. JONES FELLOWSHIP. Barber, whose speech was called “Where Do We Go From Here?,” is president of the Repairers of the Breach, a… Read more New fellowship honors Clarence B. Jones
Tara Vanderveer

Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer is honored by the Women’s Sports Foundation

by Stanford Athletics on December 20, 2018 2:46 pm
The Women’s Sports Foundation has created the TARA VANDERVEER Fund for the Advancement of Women in Coaching to honor Stanford’s long-time Cardinal basketball coach. The fund will honor her extraordinary legacy by providing fellowships for aspiring female coaches in all collegiate sports, creating opportunities for them to excel and become leaders. In partnership with universities… Read more Basketball coach Tara VanDerveer is honored by the Women’s Sports Foundation
Barbara Babcock

Robert Crown Law Library preserves stories of women legal pioneers

by Sharon Driscoll on December 2, 2018 1:04 pm
In the last half-century, women in law have made huge strides. But women who came before them faced huge hurdles—and many of them overcame those hurdles, making history by attending law school and succeeding in the profession against the odds. BROOKSLEY BORN, JD ’64, BA ’61, and Linda Ferren, executive director of the Historical Society… Read more Robert Crown Law Library preserves stories of women legal pioneers
Antonia Hellman

Thanks to StanfordVotes, thousands of students have registered for the midterm election

by Alex Kekauoha on November 1, 2018 7:20 pm
Thousands of Stanford students have registered to vote in recent months, following a campus-wide voter registration campaign. The push for civic engagement is, in part, a response to a historically lower-than-average voter turnout among Stanford students, compared to colleges and universities nationwide. Since its launch last spring, StanfordVotes has signed up 2,592 Stanford students for voter… Read more Thanks to StanfordVotes, thousands of students have registered for the midterm election
Simone Manuel

Simone Manuel named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on June 28, 2018 2:44 pm
Stanford senior and swimming standout SIMONE MANUEL has won the Honda Cup as the nation’s top collegiate women’s athlete, as awarded by the Collegiate Women Sports Awards at a nationally televised event in downtown Los Angeles. Manuel is the fourth Cardinal to win the honor, joining teammate KATIE LEDECKY who won in 2017, women’s volleyball’s OGONNA NNAMANI… Read more Simone Manuel named Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year
Old Chem

Preservation conference shines spotlight on Stanford’s achievements

by Barbara Wilcox on May 15, 2018 2:47 pm
When it comes to architecture, Stanford is known for both innovation and preservation, say Stanford experts taking part in this week’s California Preservation Conference “Deep Roots in Dynamic Times” May 17-20 in Palo Alto. The conference is organized by the California Preservation Foundation. Stanford is a sponsor of the event, along with the City of… Read more Preservation conference shines spotlight on Stanford’s achievements