Category: Seen on Campus

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
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