The majority of graduate students in the U.S. live on less than $20,000 a year. In Palo Alto, one of the most expensive places to live in America, things don’t get any easier.
In a discussion with The Daily, Trees of Stanford website editor Sairus Patel ’91 reflected upon his tree walks and the status of forestry on campus.
When Robbie Barrat isn’t conducting research at the Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, he spends his spare time training neural networks to create art.
Over the past two years, former Tree costumes have been moved from the Band Shack to the Stanford University Archives in Green Library.
“Do you know what the California state tree is?” I am standing with Sairus Patel in the little arboretum between the Law Library and the bookstore. Sairus is a typographer for Adobe with grey hair and a gentle smile. He’s also a tree enthusiast. He’s explaining to me the difference between the three types of…
Students learned about Stanford’s plant life on a contemplative tree walking tour. The event was part of Stanford Contemplation by Design Week, which held the week of Nov. 4 until Nov. 12.
For more information about the trees of campus: https://trees.stanford.edu/
Unlike most classes, this three-unit IntroSem uses Stanford’s expansive campus as its classroom. The class meets for about three hours once a week and consists of lectures by guest speakers, tree tours and the academic exploration of trees.
I love wood. I love my mahogany shelf, carried across the country from a high school workshop to my college dorm room, to grad school in Boston and across the country to Stanford. I love fires and the firewood waiting patiently outside my apartment for the next camping trip.