Category: Seen on 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
Justin Reid

NFL visiting campus for Stanford's NFL Pro Timing Day

by Stanford Athletics on March 19, 2018 3:33 pm
Representatives of National Football League teams will be visiting campus on Thursday for Stanford’s NFL Pro Timing Day. The activities will be held on Siebel Practice Field beginning at 11 a.m. ESPN3 will broadcast the event. Ten former Stanford student-athletes are expected to showcase their skills for prospective NFL employers in the weight room and on… Read more NFL visiting campus for Stanford's NFL Pro Timing Day
Spanish flu

100 years ago, the Spanish Flu hit the Stanford campus

by Kate Chesley on March 15, 2018 4:20 pm
The current flu season has been called among the worst in recent memory. It has evoked comparisons to 100 years ago, when the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918 killed an estimated 3 to 5 percent of the world’s population. According to the Stanford Historical Society’s A Chronology of Stanford University and its Founders, in April… Read more 100 years ago, the Spanish Flu hit the Stanford campus
Emergency entrance

An undergraduate’s day in the emergency department

by Ribhav Gupta on March 11, 2018 2:57 pm
Junior RIBHAV GUPTA, who hopes to pursue a career in medicine, wrote about his experiences shadowing an emergency room doctor in Scope, the School of Medicine’s award-winning blog. Here is an excerpt of his piece: “Before I spent a day shadowing a physician recently, I saw emergency medicine as a romantic field, doctors rushing from… Read more An undergraduate’s day in the emergency department
Feast of Eternity

Humanity, technology join hands in Life/Art/Science/Tech Festival at SLAC

by Angela Anderson on March 7, 2018 3:21 pm
In the sculpture Feast of Eternity, salt crystals form delicate patterns along a 3D printed lattice, mimicking the growth of stem cells to create bone. The hauntingly beautiful object resembling a human skull was designed by bio-artist Amy Karle with the idea of “healing and enhancing a future body.” Karle uses medical technologies in her… Read more Humanity, technology join hands in Life/Art/Science/Tech Festival at SLAC
Rice and Kennedy

Rice and Kennedy inspire the 'American Creed' documentary

by Clifton B. Parker on February 19, 2018 10:00 am
What is our national character as Americans? Has it been lost? That question begs a larger dialogue that begins later this month when PBS airs a new documentary—”American Creed”—inspired by political scientist CONDOLEEZZA RICE and historian DAVID KENNEDY.  The two serve as hosts for the documentary, which originated with classroom discussions with Stanford students. On Feb.… Read more Rice and Kennedy inspire the 'American Creed' documentary
Ryan Michelle Bathe and Sterling Brown

Theater heroes return to campus

by Robin Wander on February 10, 2018 3:09 am
Before actor/alums RYAN MICHELLE BATHE and STERLING K. BROWN, both Class of ’98, took to the CEMEX Auditorium stage on Friday to perform scenes from August Wilson’s plays and converse with their former professor, HARRY J. ELAM JR., in front of a sold-out audience, the duo took to the more intimate Pigott stage to meet… Read more Theater heroes return to campus
Hanna House

GSE tells the story of Paul Hanna and Hanna House

by Barbara Wilcox on December 20, 2017 4:01 pm
As part of its centennial celebrations, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) tells the story of PAUL HANNA, an enterprising education professor, and the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home that he and his wife, JEAN, gave to Stanford. The house, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and nestled into a hill of faculty housing on Stanford’s Frenchman’s… Read more GSE tells the story of Paul Hanna and Hanna House
Ann Arvin

'Topping out' new life sciences building

by Nathan Collins on December 12, 2017 4:15 pm
A new home for interdisciplinary life sciences at Stanford, set to open in mid-2019, reached an important milestone on Friday when workers put the building’s highest steel beam in place, an event known as “topping out.” Located just across campus drive from the James H. Clark Center, home to Stanford Bio-X, the new facility will… Read more 'Topping out' new life sciences building