Elaine Ray

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Margot Gerritsen at TEDxStanford: 'The beauty I see in algebra'

by on September 9, 2014 12:00 am
At TEDxStanford in May, MARGOT GERRITSEN, associate professor of energy resources engineering at Stanford, took the audience “back to class” with a talk about the beauty of algebra. Her talk is highlighted as one of this week’s Editor’s Picks on the TEDxTalks website.
Michael Sturtz at TEDx Stanford

Michael Sturtz at TEDxStanford: 'Did you take no for an answer or did you go for it?'

by on August 29, 2014 4:00 am
MICHAEL STURTZ is known for revolutionizing hands-on learning. He is a lecturer in Stanford’s Mechanical Engineering Design Group. As director of the Stanford d.school’s ReDesigning Theater project, Sturtz applies design thinking to disrupt traditional ideas of theater and explore the integration of new technologies into live performance.  At the 2014 TEDxStanford event, Sturtz gave a… Read more Michael Sturtz at TEDxStanford: 'Did you take no for an answer or did you go for it?'
Randy Livingston

Stanford's CFO talks about his wellness regimen

by on August 27, 2014 4:00 am
RANDY LIVINGSTON, vice president for business affairs and chief financial officer, recently talked to the BeWell Program about the role fitness plays in his busy life, and how he sticks to his goals for wellness. What do you do for exercise? I like a variety of different activities. Cycling is my primary cardio exercise. I… Read more Stanford's CFO talks about his wellness regimen
Anat Admati at TEDxStanford

Anat Admati: 'I need you to help me scream.'

by on August 14, 2014 6:30 pm
ANAT ADMATI is the coauthor of The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It. She says policymakers have failed to protect the public and reduce the harm inflicted by a reckless financial system. Admati believes that explaining the issues to a broad audience is essential for bringing about policy… Read more Anat Admati: 'I need you to help me scream.'
A young fan at the 2013 Football Open House

Stanford Football Open House scheduled for Saturday

by on August 12, 2014 4:00 am
Stanford Athletics invites fans of all ages to the free 2014 Open House in Stanford Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 16. Meet student-athletes from all fall sports teams, participate in drills on the field and get autographs from the entire 2014 football team. Schedule of Events 10:00 – 11:50 AM: (Elliott Practice Fields) - Football Open Practice… Read more Stanford Football Open House scheduled for Saturday
Kareem Edouard

Fellowship helps bridge technology and education

by on August 8, 2014 4:00 am
Sleeves rolled up, coffee by your keyboard, you hunker down and dig into that new online course. But then it comes: the inexorable pull to Facebook, email, news and sports links, and other virtual distractions. Soon it’s 15 minutes learning, 45 minutes surfing. DANIEL GREENE is addressing the growing problem of online distraction and student… Read more Fellowship helps bridge technology and education
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Stanford makes top of the list of Princeton Review's LGBT-friendly campuses

by on August 7, 2014 4:00 am
In  Princeton Review’s latest college rankings, Stanford was named the nation’s No. 1 LGBT-friendly campus for its welcome atmosphere for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The list is based on current students’ answers to the survey question: “Do students, faculty and administrators at your college treat all persons equally, regardless of their… Read more Stanford makes top of the list of Princeton Review's LGBT-friendly campuses
David Kennedy at TEDx Stanford

David Kennedy at TEDxStanford: 'Not your daddy's military'

by on August 6, 2014 4:00 am
DAVID M. KENNEDY is a professor emeritus of history at Stanford, where he has taught for more than 40 years. His book Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2000. His most recent book is The Modern American Military, published by Oxford University Press… Read more David Kennedy at TEDxStanford: 'Not your daddy's military'
Kavli Prize laureates meet with President Obama in the Oval Office

Stanford physics professor meets President Obama in the Oval Office

by on August 4, 2014 4:00 am
ANDREI D. LINDE, the Harald Trap Friis Professor of Physics at Stanford, was among several winners of 2014 Kavli Prizes who met with President BARACK OBAMA in the Oval Office last week.  The prizes are awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. Linde was awarded the… Read more Stanford physics professor meets President Obama in the Oval Office
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Stanford magazine puzzle tests your movie knowledge

by on July 31, 2014 4:00 pm
Want to take a peek at the answers? They are available on the Stanford magazine website.