For Barres, science had been a passion throughout his life, and he was worried about the effect transitioning — changing from female to male —would have on his career.
With just seven weeks left before Nalini Ambady, professor of psychology, goes through another round of leukemia-induced chemotherapy, a team of students, colleagues and peers have come together in an international effort to find a bone marrow donor before then.
Making a sport out of swinging hammers and throwing anvils may initially seem at best like an antiquated hobby. Even so, anyone walking by the Sand Hill Intramural Fields on any given Tuesday or Wednesday night will likely witness an eclectic group of individuals —male and female, young and old— swinging hammers with as much enthusiasm as their kilted predecessors did in Scotland centuries ago.
Jeff Orlowski ‘07 is the director of “Chasing Ice,” a 2012 documentary nominated for Best Original Song at the 85th Academy Awards that examines the world’s receding glaciers.
Jimmy Fowkes ’14 has had a lengthy journey to Stanford, including ongoing struggles with cancer that led him to a lasting relationship with Lance Armstrong
On Veterans Day, six student veterans joined a panel to discuss their experiences of war. The event, titled “Voices from the front: Stanford students returning home from war,” was hosted by the Stanford Storytelling Project. These are some of their stories.