Category: In the Spotlight

Stanford Medicine educator Maya Adam's coronavirus videos go viral

by Stanford Medicine on May 4, 2020 3:31 pm
Two videos created by a Stanford Medicine educator MAYA ADAM are being used to teach people around the globe about how to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Working on a video about how COVID-19 spreads, Adam aspired to produce something that would captivate people. A former ballet dancer, she knew the importance of holding… Read more Stanford Medicine educator Maya Adam's coronavirus videos go viral
Talisman

Stanford's Talisman performs “Amazing Grace” virtually

by Kurt Hickman on April 30, 2020 4:29 pm
  Although members of Talisman are at home this quarter, that didn’t stop the a cappella group from coming together for a special performance of “Amazing Grace.” Members individually recorded their parts, which were then pieced together to form a cohesive ensemble. Talisman Director NOELLE CHOW said, “Music is such a huge comfort to me… Read more Stanford's Talisman performs “Amazing Grace” virtually
Lina Wang

School of Humanities and Sciences highlights students who study the humanities and arts

by School of Humanities and Sciences on April 29, 2020 3:28 pm
In a series of videos, the School of Humanities and Sciences introduces LORENA DIOSDADO, IRIE EVANS, ANGIE LEE, PANOS VANDRIS, LINA WANG and TRISTAN WAGNER. These six students are some of the Stanford undergraduates dedicated to understanding the past, questioning the present and imagining the future by studying the humanities and arts. Some arrived on… Read more School of Humanities and Sciences highlights students who study the humanities and arts

50 years ago, tragedy created triumph at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

by Mike Gaetani on April 28, 2020 3:16 pm
In 1970, an arson at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) partially destroyed two buildings — and the work of several fellows. One of them lost almost everything. Yet from the ashes, he managed to write a book considered a classic of social anthropology. The fire happened on April 24, 1970… Read more 50 years ago, tragedy created triumph at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

Three Cardinal stars are heading to the National Football League

by Stanford Athletics on April 27, 2020 3:56 pm
Cardinal football stars COLBY PARKINSON, CASEY TOOHILL AND CAMERON SCARLETT were given their chance in the National Football League (NFL) over the weekend. Parkinson was drafted in the fourth round by the Seattle Seahawks, Toohill the seventh round by the Philadelphia Eagles and Scarlett signed with the Tennessee Titans as a free agent following the… Read more Three Cardinal stars are heading to the National Football League
Steve Sano

[email protected]: Listen as Steve Sano performs ‘Nocturne'

by Kurt Hickman on April 24, 2020 3:10 pm
Professor of Music STEVE SANO is using time at home due to COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders to compose and arrange new material for his next slack key guitar album. In this video, Sano performs “Nocturne,” playing a Pepe Romero tenor guilele. The top of the custom instrument is made from scraps of Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall… Read more [email protected]: Listen as Steve Sano performs ‘Nocturne'

Six Stanford affiliates receive Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

by Alex Kekauoha on April 19, 2020 4:22 pm
Six Stanford affiliates are among this year’s recipients of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, including three recent alumni and three incoming graduate students. The fellowship is awarded annually to 30 outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who receive $90,000 for two years of graduate school at any U.S. university. This year’s… Read more Six Stanford affiliates receive Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Share your experience of the pandemic with University Archives

by Stanford News Service on April 16, 2020 3:45 pm
University Archivist JOSH SCHNEIDER is inviting members of the university community to share their experiences with the coronavirus pandemic on campus, at home or elsewhere as part of the COVID-19 Community Archiving Project. The resulting collective records will support current and future students, faculty and others who will want to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic affected… Read more Share your experience of the pandemic with University Archives
Members of the Class of 2024 react to their admission to Stanford.

Admitted to Stanford, the Class of ’24 reacts

by University Communications, with a lot of help from the Class of 2024 on April 13, 2020 3:23 pm
Prospective college students across the country wait eagerly for acceptance letters from the institutions to which they aspire. For those who learn of their admission to their dream school, it’s a moment worth capturing on camera. Newly admitted Stanford students made sure to record their reactions to the news. Share their moments of joy, shock and… Read more Admitted to Stanford, the Class of ’24 reacts
Fast Five

Fast Five: Impact freshmen

by Stanford Athletics on April 6, 2020 5:00 pm
This edition of Fast Five from Stanford Athletics takes a closer look at five freshmen standouts who were making an immediate impact prior to the nationwide cancellation of the NCAA’s winter/spring seasons because of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Stanford teams across the board boasted incredible rookie talent during the 2019-20 campaign, but today we’re taking… Read more Fast Five: Impact freshmen