The British band Mumford & Sons was presented in September with the John Steinbeck Award at a campus concert, proceeds of which funded the new Steinbeck Service Fellowship.
A Stanford drop-out achieved widespread renown not in the startup scene or through sports championships but in bookstores and libraries across America. John Steinbeck, who died in 1968, attended the University on and off for six years beginning in 1919, before leaving without a degree.
For all of the constant rain showers that help grow flowers, Reads writers share some of their favorite works exploring natural phenomena and environmental change. Katherine Silk, contributing writer “Emily of New Moon” (Lucy Maud Montgomery) “Anne of Green Gables” is a classic, but Lucy Maud Montgomery’s lesser-known counterpart, “Emily of New Moon,” is an…
Frederick P. Rehmus Family Professor of the Humanities Gavin Jones is reviving the works of novelist and former Stanford student John Steinbeck in his spring course, “American Studies 146A: Steinbeck.”
Stanford has produced a number of brilliant scholars, powerful politicians and artistic geniuses. These are the best.
John Steinbeck had a colorful career at Stanford. In the six years that he was enrolled at the University, starting in 1919, he only accumulated 93 units — becoming equivalent in status to a junior.
Nothing would be worse for America than for Americans to lose faith in capitalism. It is an indisputable fact that free markets are and have been the greatest engine for sustained economic growth and prosperity in the history of the world.
By far my favorite part of “The Social Network” was the line “And Stanford. It’s time for them to see this in Palo Alto.” The Facebook was great and all, but if Zuckerberg wanted to make it big, he had to go to California, just like the gold rushers and aspiring movie stars before him…