You know things are getting bad when your country starts acting like Derek Zoolander. And, as demonstrated by last week’s comical congressional break-dance fighting over raising the debt ceiling, that’s precisely what we’re doing. Like everyone’s favorite directionally challenged male model, our nation just can’t turn left – because every time we reach a crucial…
N+1 founders Mark Greif and Keith Gessen spoke Tuesday evening on the pleasures and perils of starting a small literary magazine. In a presentation filled with humor and flecked with colorful anecdotes, Greif and Gessen offered advice to aspiring writers and entrepreneurs, sharing stories about the humble beginnings of what has in the last five years become a successful literary enterprise.
Harvard Kennedy School professor of public policy, award-winning academic and prolific author Robert D. Putnam spoke Monday evening in Hewlett Auditorium to a packed audience of students and community members looking to hear about the changing role of religion in American society.
Craig Biddle, editor of The Objective Standard and author of “Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It,” spoke Tuesday evening to a group of approximately 90 students in Building 320.
Interested in interdisciplinary approaches to solving contemporary world problems? Love approaching a complex issue from various angles all at once? Not sure whether you’re a “fuzzie” or a “techie?”
The Pritzker family, founders of the Chicago-based Hyatt Hotels Corporation, pledged $10 million to Stanford last week to help financially needy students from Chicago attend the University.
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Chris Anderson, prize-winning author and editor in chief of WIRED magazine, spoke Monday evening at Cubberley Auditorium about the Internet’s potential to reduce barriers to entry in manufacturing for small-time inventors and entrepreneurs — a concept Anderson termed “democratization of the tools of production and distribution.”