Li Liu is a professor of Chinese archeology and the author of research on the origins of agriculture on the Asian continent, which has pushed back the beginnings of Chinese farming by 12,000 years. The Daily sat down with Liu to discuss this groundbreaking discovery, her unique path to American academia and the importance of millet in the early Asian diet.
Caroline Winterer, professor of history, was recently named the new director of the Stanford Humanities Center, a post she will assume on Sept. 1.
Diamond’s work as a democracy advocate inspired the recently released documentary “A Whisper to a Roar,” which explores the personal stories of democracy activists in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.
A total of 75 seniors applied for Fulbright scholarships this year, while 29 applied for Rhodes scholarships. The students applied through the Bechtel International Center’s Overseas Resource Center.