Batuman’s winning book, “The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Team,” published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, is a collection of memoirs drawn from experiences during her years as a Stanford graduate student.
Currently under the direction of Ge Wang, SLOrk was founded in 2008 by a group of Stanford students, faculty and staff at Stanford’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). This ensemble is composed of more than “20 laptops, human performers, controllers and custom multi-channel speaker arrays.”
Stanford researchers use light waves to control brain cells and muscle movement, discovering new ways to treat diseases.
It had taken fewer than five seconds to penetrate the dorm. No alarms.
While other students were savoring the delights that late summer holds, on Aug. 26, the 2010-2011 RAs moved back to campus, gearing up for three intense weeks of RA training.
Too much excitement can be dangerous. I wanted to take 19 units and four classes. I signed up for 15 clubs. I even planned time in my schedule to indulge in my fantasy-books fetish. In short, it was a year-long ban on proper sleep.
“If the New Yorker and the Atlantic had a bastard child, it would be The Claw,” pronounced Mortiz Sudhof ’11.
Bright colors splash along scrolls, depicting images of swimming shrimp, scuttling crabs, bulging frogs and crouching roosters. Lotuses and peonies bloom serenely in meticulously drawn cauldrons. A rushing stream of water flows between majestic landscapes of mountains and lush forests.