Elam is Stanford’s third vice provost for undergraduate education and has held the position for a decade. He will continue to serve as the vice president for the arts and the senior vice provost for education.
The midnight purple walls were a stark contrast to the white marble hall leading up to “The Melancholy Museum: Love, Death, and Mourning at Stanford,” creating an immediate and immersive change in mood. I was struck by the sheer scale of the black Victorian mourning cabinet before me, packed with hundreds of weathered artifacts from the Stanford Family Collections. This exhibition of over 700 objects was curated by Mark Dion to tell the story of the Stanford family and their museum.
As someone who loves making and giving handmade gifts, I was incredibly excited to learn about Calico Cards, a product brought to life by seniors Vivian Xiao (‘19), Chloe Thai (‘19) and Nicolette Grabiec (‘19) for ME216C: Implementation, a two-quarter capstone class for product design majors. Xiao described Calico Cards as “a watercolor-stencil card-making kit…
He was survived by his wife of almost 50 years Joan L’Heureux, who says his passing was a result of complications from Parkinson’s disease.
Hosted by Tarr, a lecturer in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric and the founder of Getting Played, the event was headlined by Lili Bernard, one of over 60 women to publicly accuse entertainer Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
On the chilly evening of Wednesday, Feb. 6, people bundled up in scarves and thick jackets filed into Levinthal Hall, eager to escape from the biting night air and listen to Stegner Fellows Neha Chaudhary-Kamdar and Jay Deshpande read. It was the first Stegner Fellow reading of the new year and another installment of an…
I like poetry. Maybe it’s because of the abundance of Dr. Seuss books that were placed on my shelf as a kid, or maybe because of the painfully awkward and yet somehow still magical reading of Romeo and Juliet put on by my seventh grade class. Maybe it’s because poetry is a concentrated and powerful way of using words to capture the fleeting moments of life (not to wax too poetic, of course).
Stanford’s off-campus engagement was a central theme of its Board of Trustees’ Feb. 11 and 12 meetings.