Category: Seen on Campus

LGBTQ forum

Visible and valued: Stanford Medicine's first LGBTQ+ Forum

by Julie Greicius on October 16, 2018 2:07 pm
A “chosen family” is how some of the speakers described their colleagues here during the first Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum. Too often those letters — which stand for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning — describe individuals whose sexual orientation or gender identity is kept hidden because it can be so personally and professionally risky… Read more Visible and valued: Stanford Medicine's first LGBTQ+ Forum
neuroscience

First came the burritos, then the brains, for students interested in the neurosciences

by Nathan Collins on October 9, 2018 2:27 pm
First came the burritos, then the brains. Somewhere in between, more than 50 undergraduates who showed up for the Stanford Undergraduate Neuroscience Society’s “Brains and Burritos” heard from researchers and mingled with others curious about brain science. PANOS VANDRIS, a sophomore studying biology and comparative literature and an organizer of the event, said the organization… Read more First came the burritos, then the brains, for students interested in the neurosciences
Women of the Gulag

Hoover Press book, Women of the Gulag, featured in new documentary

by Clifton B. Parker on October 4, 2018 2:35 pm
Women of the Gulag, a new film documentary based on Hoover scholar PAUL GREGORY’s book by that name, is now being screened. Drawing upon the 2013 Hoover Institution Press book, Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, the film tells compelling and tragic stories of women who survived the Gulag – the brutal system of repression and… Read more Hoover Press book, Women of the Gulag, featured in new documentary
Count Mauro Tosti Valminuta

Italian diplomat’s scrapbooks received by the Hoover Archives

by Maciej Siekierski on September 9, 2018 2:25 pm
Two albums containing an eclectic mix of materials gathered by Count Mauro Tosti di Valminuta, one of Benito Mussolini’s trusted diplomats, have been added to HOOVER INSTITUTION holdings. The collection covers Tosti’s assignments from 1919 until 1933 in Europe and South America. The albums offer interesting vignettes from the daily life of a career Italian… Read more Italian diplomat’s scrapbooks received by the Hoover Archives
Jazz on the Green

Scenes of summer

by Stanford Live on August 13, 2018 4:30 pm
Stanford Live had its busiest summer yet at the Bing with a return by Classic Albums Live and the Merola Opera Program, co-presentations with the Stanford Jazz Festival, HBO star Lucia Micarelli, KQED Silicon Valley Conversations and more. Check out Stanford Live’s slideshow of 2018’s summer performances.
Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo

Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning

by Graduate School of Education on August 10, 2018 4:30 pm
After spending the past year exploring ways to use design and technology to improve learning, students at Stanford Graduate School of Education shared their ideas and prototypes with the public at the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) Expo on Aug. 3. The annual event is the culmination of the LDT master’s program, which draws students from around the… Read more Stanford education students show off new inventions to improve learning

Stanford museums are always free and are perfect places to visit on a summer day

by Robin Wander on August 8, 2018 5:30 pm
Summer is the perfect time to explore exhibitions at the Anderson Collection and the Cantor Arts Center that highlight art in various mediums from around the country and the world. Two special exhibitions are in their final weeks, so plan to visit soon. Closing soon: Salon Style: Collected Marks on Paper at the Anderson Collection… Read more Stanford museums are always free and are perfect places to visit on a summer day
German president and first lady

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne welcomes German president to campus

by Donna Lovell on June 20, 2018 4:22 pm
Stanford President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE welcomed German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, to campus Tuesday when the pair arrived to attend a symposium organized by electrical engineering Professor BERND GIROD. After a stroll through Memorial Court, Tessier-Lavigne held a short meeting with the German president and first lady and members of the Stanford… Read more President Marc Tessier-Lavigne welcomes German president to campus
Nick Love

Mixed-media mosaics of the human body, inspired by Frankenstein

by Kris Newby on April 15, 2018 3:02 pm
Check out artistic interpretations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the International Health Humanities Consortium Conference April 20-22 at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge. Frankenstein-related events have been held throughout this academic year commemorating the 200th anniversary of the novel and noting its relevance to modern ethical dilemmas. The events have included a… Read more Mixed-media mosaics of the human body, inspired by Frankenstein
emergency chairs

Stanford Hospital's Emergency Department is going vertical

by Susan Coppa on April 3, 2018 2:46 pm
Emergency Medicine writer SUSAN COPPA sets the scene this way: A patient—call him Jason Green—has cleared the hurdle of the packed waiting room. He has seen a physician and had several tests performed. However, unlike many other patients, he still wears his street clothes and is sitting upright in a comfortable treatment chair that resembles a… Read more Stanford Hospital's Emergency Department is going vertical