In Music 1A: “Music, Mind, and Human Behavior,” students have the opportunity to explore music as a core aspect of human existence through the lenses of cognitive science, culture and anthropology.
Three Stanford faculty are among the 178 scholars, artists and scientists awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship this year.
The St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) is one of the most well-known string quartets in the world. This year, as Stanford’s quartet-in-residence, it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a concert at Bing Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon. The performance will feature a new work by Stanford Professor Jonathan Berger. We talked with Geoff Nuttall,…
This weekend, the 9th Annual “Music and the Brain” symposium focused on music’s role in stimulating transcendent experiences, examining neural correlates of transcendence and appreciating the role of culture.
Stanford University plans to begin construction of a new dorm in the Manzanita complex, scheduled to open in 2013, according to the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) report. The report also suggests that the Manzanita dorm may have a theme, although discussions are ongoing and no final decision has been made.