Powers holds patents for eight products — seven of which are sold on the market — including the trash compactor, the leak-proof hand sprayer, the childproof cap, and the tampon inserter.
One of the most popular series of classes offered at Stanford is social dance, which gives students the opportunity to learn common partner dances and interact with students from a variety of fields in a fun and relaxed environment
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Leading up to Viennese Ball, dance lessons and workshops have been held as part of the Austrian Fortnight.
Social Dance 1, one of Stanford’s most popular introductory dance classes, was forced to reopen its doors this fall after reaching full capacity to correct a gender imbalance of 17 more males than females.
Google Waltz Lab, a project searching for “innovation in waltz,” according to its website, has found a new lead at Stanford. The program, which began as a dance class on Google’s main campus in Mountain View, is moving to Stanford under the direction of dance instructor Richard Powers.
Jammix is a space where students who take Social Dances of North America can practice, share steps they’ve picked up and invent new ones. Attendees generally consist of current students and local alumni who come back to campus just for the night.
Then the music starts, and it’s showtime, even during rehearsal. With every step, swivel and swish, the energy and excitement in the room seems to go up a notch, as if everyone had a healthy dosage of caffeine before rehearsal.