In 1987, Jennifer Graham, a 15-year old California high school student, refused to dissect a frog because she believed doing so would be immoral. She asked her teacher for an alternative assignment, but her request was denied and her grade suffered. Jennifer sued the school district, claiming that requiring dissection violated her First Amendment right to her deeply held religious and moral beliefs. A year later, California’s education code was amended, giving all California K-12 public school students the right to refrain from dissection and to be given an alternative assignment without penalty.
Designed as a cross-cultural comparative course, CHINA 70N: “Animal Planet and the Romance of the Species,” was offered the winter quarter of 2019.
Yasmin Hurd, director of the Mount Sinai Addiction Institute, deconstructed the neurobiology behind addiction disorders and presented new approaches for treatment of such diseases in a Thursday lecture.
In high school, Diva Sharma ’21 developed a device to detect stress in both humans and animals with the help of the Indian Institute of Technology. Sharma was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Asia, following nominations in both the “Health and Sciences” and “Youngest” categories.
To help students destress after midterms, Stanford’s Termin Engineering Library brought several dogs to campus on Thursday, Nov. 10 for students to pet and play with. (CAROLINE GAO/The Stanford Daily)
Often, a show’s tagline is all that’s needed to determine its fate — from a one-sentence description, it’s simple to name a show that’s doomed to failure. On paper, HBO’s “Animals” is a safe bet for a fiery demise. Nowhere in the pitch “long-form sketch comedy featuring animated critters” is there the glimmer of promise;…
An auditorium packed with more than 150 Stanford undergraduates, medical students, professors, researchers and community members. People on the floor, leaning against the walls and packed like sardines to squeeze inside. A crowd gathered outside the closed doors begging the security guard to let them in. This crowd was not gathered to hear a famous…
Founded on campus 11 years ago by Donna Bouley, professor of comparative science and pathology by courtesy, the pre-vet club is an opportunity for undergraduates, graduates and even postdoctoral fellows to network with current veterinarians and alumni, learn about the necessary coursework and steps toward veterinary school and explore the wide range of fields that fall under the category of veterinary science aside from animal clinics and horse medicine.