Lily Lamboy is a fourth-year Ph.D. in the political science department with a focus on political theory and social inequality. The Daily spoke with her about her path to gender inequality research as part of our new Glamorous Grad Students feature.
Sociology PhD candidate Lauren Benditt discussed the role of academia in social policy and teaching.
On Tues., Feb. 9 The Daily spoke with Dr. Emma Seppala about achievement, work culture and the ways in which Stanford breeds unhappiness.
It was Saturday night, and aspiring chef Nate Gruver ’18 was serving the first of three fine-dining “pop-up” dinners to 60 students. The dinner cost $25 to attend and included twelve rich courses, from a pork shoulder with braised turnips to a buttermilk panna cotta.
Alice Rivlin, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute and an important player in the first Clinton and Obama administrations, will receive the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research’s (SIEPR) $100,000 prize this year for her efforts to help people through economic policy. Rivlin is a veteran of economic policy, having served as vice chair…
Fad diets reveal a societal obsession with pre-modern times, according to new research by Stanford doctoral candidate Adrienne Rose Johnson. Her dissertation, Diet and the Disease of Civilization, 1975-2008, argues that diet books tend to idealize pre-colonial or caveman times and garble society’s approach to public health.
Oleg D. Sherby, professor emeritus of materials science and engineering acclaimed for his discovery of superplastic steel, died at his home in Menlo Park on Nov. 9. He was 90 years old.
Stanford Storyboard Club, an unconventional group of Stanford visual artists, will roll out a variety of projects this year to provide a dose of amusement to Stanford’s campus.