Noah Cowan, who recently assumed his new role as executive director of the San Francisco Film Society (SFFS), opened the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) press conference on Tuesday morning by discussing his excitement at becoming involved with the Bay Area film scene. After stepping down as artistic director for the Toronto International Film Festival, where he spent over 10 years, Cowan said that he is ready to take on and embrace the Bay Area’s film and arts culture.
The Stanford Arts Institute held the third event of its Fashion at Stanford Series on Feb. 4, hosting a conversation with Berluti CEO Antoine Arnault that spotlighted luxury.
Since last year, the School of Humanities and Sciences has been working to decrease the time to degree for students in Ph.D. programs.
The program has proven to be a hit among Stanford students and alumni, with seven participating in the program’s first three sessions.
In creating a virtual fitting room, PhiSix Fashion Labs, a company co-founded by Jon Su Ph.D. ’11, Jatin Chhugani and Mihir Naware, may have solved a common problem facing online shoppers.
A study led by Professor of Medicine Paul Heidenreich ’84 P.D. ’95 M.S. ’98 has found that by 2030, one of every 33 Americans — more than eight million individuals — will have heart failure and the overall cost of treating heart failure patients will have risen from $31 billion in 2012 to $70 billion in 2030.