Director Gavin Hood’s “Ender’s Game,” inspired by the novel of the same name by Orson Scott Card, is a stunning reaffirmation of the old adage that movie adaptations are worse than the literature on which they are based
Forty years after SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) researchers first extracted hard X-rays from the program’s Stanford Positron Electron Asymmetric Ring (SPEAR) accelerator, the laboratory has continued to produce cutting-edge research in the field while inspiring similar efforts around the world.
For the broader world, Martin Hellman may be best known for his invention of public-key cryptography, which underpins modern telecommunications security. For current students, however, he is perhaps most closely associated with his efforts towards spreading awareness about nuclear threats on campus.
As a co-chair of Stanford’s Oral History Program — and as a member of the Stanford community for over 50 years — Susan Schofield ’66 has lots of good stories to tell spanning a lengthy career. Her most memorable story, however, is a recent one.
KZSU, Stanford’s student-run radio station, has served the Farm since 1947 and is home to a mix of students, faculty, alumni and community members almost as eclectic as the music it broadcasts over the airwaves. Although many station members come and go over the quarters, a select few stick around for years, or even decades. One of them is Mark Lawrence ’67, chief engineer of KZSU for 40 years and counting.