Since my first year at Stanford, I’ve been told to follow my passions. Do what you love. Do what inspires you to wake up in the morning. I spent my freshman year finding things that I enjoyed and entered sophomore year feeling good about the things to which I’d committed. I began my second year…
Kathryn Moler ’88 Ph.D. ’95, a material physicist and senior associate dean of natural sciences in the School of Humanities and Sciences, has been named vice provost and dean of research, Provost Persis Drell announced Tuesday.
Moler will succeed current Stanford Research Dean Ann Arvin on Sept. 1.
The decision not to adopt a certain idea or to cut it back to a smaller scale becomes a moral position. The Stanford public should scrutinize the process of selection and implementation as not just a medley of initiatives but an action-backed expression of who and what matters to the University.
Last Friday night at Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Jesse McCartney slowly started making his way back into the realm of music. You might remember him from the early 2000s with his big pop hits, “Beautiful Soul” and “How Do You Sleep” – I certainly remember seeing him play his acoustic guitar on a special episode of “The…
Led by associate professor of neurobiology Andrew Huberman, researchers from Stanford, University of California, San Diego and Harvard University have partially restored blindness in mice. Huberman intends to apply the results of this study toward repairing damaged eyesight in humans.
While we can explore a wealth of material from our computers, we should seriously reconsider how much time we spend on them at home, in the office, and on the go for work, for correspondence, and for play. We don’t have to give up our screens entirely, but we should make sure the time we spend on them isn’t just for lack of something better to do. After all, we each have more than one eye for a reason. The world was not meant to be flat.
Vaden sums up changes to Cardinal Care for 2010-2011 school year … Neurobiology professor William Newsome wins a $1.3 million prize for his vision-related research … State Department’s human trafficking report includes the United States for the first time … University Registrar Thomas Black confirms Korean rapper Tablo’s Stanford credentials, but Internet rumors of falsification persist … Stanford news from around the Web, June 15, 2010.