Category: Seen on Campus

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Second cohort of Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute Fellows named

by on October 8, 2015 3:58 pm
A real estate developer, a healthcare consultant and a senior adviser at the U.S. Agency for International Development are among the 25 fellows chosen by Stanford’s Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI), to take part in its 2016 program of intellectual exploration and personal reflection. The program, now in its second year, is designed for exceptional leaders… Read more Second cohort of Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute Fellows named
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Stanford palliative care specialist creates an app to facilitate end-of-life decisions

by on October 5, 2015 4:35 pm
For many of us, the topic of how we want to spend our final days rarely comes up in discussions with our family members or doctors. And a big reason why is that we think of reflecting on how we want to die as highly emotional and unpleasant. But there are some compelling reasons to take… Read more Stanford palliative care specialist creates an app to facilitate end-of-life decisions
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Stanford freshmen package 63,000 meals for the hungry

by on October 2, 2015 5:00 pm
Freshmen and transfer students received an introduction to public service as a distinctive feature of a Stanford education through an event cosponsored with international relief organization Stop Hunger Now. Nearly 500 students packaged a record 63,000 meals in just three hours. Sponsored by Stanford’s Haas Center for Public Service, Residential & Dining Enterprises and Residential… Read more Stanford freshmen package 63,000 meals for the hungry
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Stanford expert talks about reducing stress, enhancing resilience and practicing PEACE

by on September 29, 2015 4:32 pm
As manager for resilience, stress management and contemplation programs for the Health Improvement Program (HIP)  and BeWell, TIA RICH, designs, teaches and directs programs that help Stanford community members thrive. BeWell spoke with Rich to learn about ways to reduce stress and enhance resilience. Here’s an excerpt of that Q&A. How can I thrive in… Read more Stanford expert talks about reducing stress, enhancing resilience and practicing PEACE
Five students from the  Stanford Graduate School of Business have been named Siebel Scholars. From left: Michael Mester, Dorian Bertsch, Ibrahim Alsuwaidi, Sarah Wang and Michael Ding. (Photo credit: Chuck Goodman)

Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars

by on September 28, 2015 4:36 pm
Fifteen Stanford graduate students in business, computer science and bioengineering were recently named 2016 Siebel Scholars for outstanding academic performance and leadership in their fields. The Siebel Scholars program was established by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation in 2000 to recognize the most talented students at the world’s leading graduate schools of business and… Read more Stanford graduate students named Siebel Scholars
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Stanford's Anderson Collection wins prestigious architecture award

by on September 23, 2015 6:30 pm
The Anderson Collection at Stanford University has won a 2015 Award of Excellence, the highest level of honor, from the American Institute of Architects, New York State (AIANY). Designed by RICHARD OLCOTT/Ennead Architects, the building housing the collection is located in the heart of Stanford’s arts district. The Anderson Collection at Stanford University celebrates its first… Read more Stanford's Anderson Collection wins prestigious architecture award
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Stanford scholars co-author book featuring the faces of extinction

by on September 22, 2015 2:57 pm
What are the faces of extinction? In a photo-rich new book, The Annihilation of Nature: Human Extinction of Birds and Mammals, Stanford renowned population biologist PAUL EHRLICH tells the stories of animals that have gone extinct and those that face an uncertain future. The book also calls for increased engagement and action for environmental restoration. Ehrlich’s co-authors… Read more Stanford scholars co-author book featuring the faces of extinction
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks with participants at the Hoover Institution's recent Media Roundtable.

Media roundtable at Stanford's Hoover Institution provides opportunity to think beyond the sound bite

by on September 21, 2015 10:45 pm
The Hoover Institution’s fall media roundtable was a prime opportunity to showcase the think tank’s brainpower as the 2016 presidential campaign ramps up. Indeed, the theme of the two-day roundtable on Sept. 14-15 was “The 2017 White House Agenda,” and there was plenty of dialogue, analyses, viewpoints and plain old political talk. Sessions focused on… Read more Media roundtable at Stanford's Hoover Institution provides opportunity to think beyond the sound bite
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Superheroes and TV and movie titles characterize 'punny' dorm themes

by on September 20, 2015 9:00 am
It’s a New Student Orientation (NSO) tradition as venerable as, say, Band Run – or as fountain hopping used to be: It’s the annual selection of residence hall themes. Each year, student resident assistants (RAs) and other student staff members collaborate on a dorm theme that is clever, memorable and a twist on the dorm’s name,… Read more Superheroes and TV and movie titles characterize 'punny' dorm themes
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The Shaolin Monks return to perform, teach at Stanford

by on September 17, 2015 5:00 pm
On Friday, Sept. 18, at noon, the world-famous Shaolin Monks will return to demonstrate their kung fu and qigong skills on the lawn on Campus Drive West between the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge and the Clark Center. In addition to the performance by the monks, who hail from China’s Shaolin Temple,… Read more The Shaolin Monks return to perform, teach at Stanford