In May, pediatrics, health research and policy professor Yvonne Maldonado MD ’81 received the 2018
You, reach your arms towards the ceiling. No, use your shoulder blades. But reach up. And remember to use your shoulder blades. Are you breathing? Breathe, deeply. Now your reach is failing. Time’s up; move on… You send your hands, together like a prayer, down towards the center of your chest. You hope your elbows…
De León, a Democrat, represents California’s 24th district and is the first Latino to serve as Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus in over a century. He is currently challenging Senator Dianne Feinstein’s ’56 U.S. Senate seat, which she has held since 1992.
Pursuing challenge in our academic home territory comes easily to us. We’re eager to push ourselves in the areas we already have aptitude in. It’s harder, in our four short years at Stanford, to prioritize challenges outside our areas of strength.
In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.