Stanford's historic Roble Gym to open in the fall after arts-oriented renovation
Harry Elam, vice provost for undergraduate education and a drama professor, will direct the first theater production in the newly renovated building.
Stanford organist draws lofty sounds from Memorial Church's thousands of pipes
Under the skillful hands – and feet – of university organist Robert Huw Morgan, Stanford's Memorial Church fills with remarkable music from the Fisk-Nanney organ, a Baroque-type instrument that is one of five organs in the church.
Stanford Literary Lab uses digital humanities to study why we feel suspense
Mark Algee-Hewitt and a team of grad students combine tools of textual analysis with the emotional experience of reading to uncover what creates suspense in stories.
Stanford professor uncovers roots of George Orwell's political language
Through a close reading of George Orwell's nonfiction prose, Stanford English Professor Alex Woloch shows how language and democratic socialism played roles in the British writer's stand against totalitarianism.
Quality of schools is critical for economic growth in developing countries, Stanford expert says
Stanford economist Eric Hanushek said that a country's economic growth is directly based on the cognitive skills of the population, or the "knowledge capital" of a nation.
Stanford's interdisciplinary approach fuels critical advances in research
A culture of collaboration drives innovative discoveries in areas vital to our world, our health and our intellectual life.
Stanford experts reveal latest Doomsday Clock estimate
The world remains perilously close to a nuclear disaster or catastrophic climate change that could devastate humanity.
Stanford scholar unearths conflicted human history of South America's great natural wonder
Stanford New Ensemble presents new classical music in new ways to new audiences
The Stanford New Ensemble offers music that is experimental and performed in untraditional venues around campus.
Stanford celebrates a life and legacy of inspiration
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute offers an extensive archive of the civil rights leader's work.
Film director Werner Herzog visits Stanford to talk about literary classic on peregrine falcons
Legendary film director Werner Herzog will discuss J.A. Baker's book The Peregrine with Robert Harrison, a Stanford professor of Italian literature, at the Feb. 2 Another Look book club event.
Fad diets shape societal trends about health, Stanford scholar reveals in dissertation
Stanford doctoral candidate Adrienne Rose Johnson says diet books idealize lifestyles of the past in ways that contribute to global health problems.
Stanford study suggests academic benefits to ethnic studies courses
New research shows gains in attendance, GPA of at-risk high school students from incorporating culturally relevant pedagogy.
Stanford scholar uses digital tools to track grave relocation in China
A digital humanities project led by Stanford historian Tom Mullaney is creating a map that illustrates the ongoing and multifaceted impact of funeral reform and grave relocation in China.
Stanford students take listeners on a voyage of discovery
Stanford students are producing audio documentaries based on interviews they recorded last summer with funding from Braden Storytelling Grants, which were designed to introduce students to the art of spoken storytelling.