Category: Seen on Campus

Blend @ Annette’s Café

Blend @ Annette’s Café to re-open with limited hours

by School of Humanities and Sciences on July 10, 2020 5:00 pm
Another option for safely grabbing a bite to eat on campus will be available when Blend @ Annette’s Café re-opens on July 13. Located between the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning and the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Biology Research Building, the café offers rice bowls and other Asian-inspired dishes. Initially, the… Read more Blend @ Annette’s Café to re-open with limited hours

All the Stanford-themed backdrops you need for next Zoom call

by Melissa De Witte on April 20, 2020 3:01 pm
Get dressed up for your next virtual meeting – with a Stanford-themed backdrop, of course. Groups from across campus have turned iconic campus scenes and memorable moments into downloadable backgrounds that you can use for your next video conferencing call. Below are some ideas to brighten up your next get together on the web. Arts… Read more All the Stanford-themed backdrops you need for next Zoom call
Jasper Ridge

Jasper Ridge offers virtual comfort and connection during troubled times

by Taylor Kubota on March 18, 2020 4:15 pm
In a scene familiar to many people in recent days, JORGE RAMOS, the associate director for environmental education at Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, found himself uncharacteristically isolated. He was at the preserve, but nearly all of the staff, students, faculty, docents and visitors who would usually be there with him were absent in compliance… Read more Jasper Ridge offers virtual comfort and connection during troubled times

New Stanford ChEM-H and Neurosciences Buildings dedicated

by Alex Harvison on February 19, 2020 3:02 pm
On Feb. 11, Stanford ChEM-H and Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute hosted a scientific symposium, CONNECT, to celebrate the official dedication of the new ChEM-H and Neurosciences Buildings. More than 300 faculty and students attended, representing departments in engineering, medicine and the sciences. The buildings, located at 290 Jane Stanford Way, are strategically juxtaposed, yet interconnected… Read more New Stanford ChEM-H and Neurosciences Buildings dedicated
Layer Cake

Layer Cake features the work of five first-year MFA students

by Department of Art & Art History on February 9, 2020 12:05 pm
The works of five first-year MFA students are featured in the Department of Art and Art History exhibition Layer Cake. The five are AMY ELKINS, GABRIELLA GRILL, JOSHUA MORENO, MIGUEL NOVELO and GREGORY RICK. “This is a very accomplished and diverse group in terms of their media and content, including drawing, digital art, painting, video,… Read more Layer Cake features the work of five first-year MFA students
CCSC

New Children’s Center of the Stanford Community facility opens on Comstock Circle

by Kate Chesley on September 1, 2019 9:31 am
The first of two new child care centers at Stanford has opened on Comstock Circle, bolstering Stanford’s status as one of the largest child care providers in the Bay Area and in higher education nationwide. The new Children’s Center of the Stanford Community (CCSC) facility was completed this summer and has a capacity of 220… Read more New Children’s Center of the Stanford Community facility opens on Comstock Circle

Twenty-five years ago this summer, Stanford renovated its iconic welcome mat

by Stanford News Service on August 12, 2019 3:45 pm
It’s hard to imagine, but 25 years ago, the university completely shut down PALM DRIVE, our beloved tree-lined welcome mat, to traffic for several months for renovations. According to 1994 Stanford News reports, in photographs taken before the project began, “the mile-long promenade is hemmed in by deep potholes brimming with standing water. In the… Read more Twenty-five years ago this summer, Stanford renovated its iconic welcome mat

New student VR project highlights plastic pollution

by Alex Shashkevich on August 1, 2019 5:00 pm
A pink sandal popping against a dark background, a tangle of fishing line resembling a bird’s nest – these are just some of the plastic items that now infest the Earth’s seas and oceans. A new virtual reality, or VR, experience created by Stanford students shows that plastic garbage and brings attention to the problems… Read more New student VR project highlights plastic pollution
Apollo

Branner Earth Sciences Library exhibit celebrates the Apollo missions

by Alex Shashkevich on July 17, 2019 3:47 pm
Maps and globes of the moon, photos of lunar expeditions and a transcript of a conversation between two Apollo 16 astronauts are now on display at Stanford’s Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections. The items are part of a collection donated by ROBERT KOVACH, Stanford professor emeritus of geophysics. Pieces from Kovach’s collection are… Read more Branner Earth Sciences Library exhibit celebrates the Apollo missions
Green Library

Happy 100th birthday, Green Library!

by Stanford Libraries, Stanford News Service on July 12, 2019 3:21 pm
Happy Birthday, Green Library! The campus community will gather Monday, July 15, in front of Green Library to wish the venerable building a happy 100th birthday. The event is sold-out with some 400 people expected to attend. The celebration is part of the Stanford Libraries Beyond100 events. The centennial celebration theme was chosen in recognition… Read more Happy 100th birthday, Green Library!