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From Stanford’s earliest days, an ethos of frontier optimism has characterized the university and its people. Here are stories that exemplify this impulse to try something new, to push through a boundary, to challenge accepted wisdom. To go.

July 2018

Bullets, Blood and Ice

By

Daniel Arnold

A professor-prospector's gritty lessons from the land.

July 2018

Bullets, Blood and Ice

By

Daniel Arnold

A professor-prospector's gritty lessons from the land.

July 2018

Dispatch from . . .

By

Diana Aguilera

We checked in with three young alumni to see what they’re doing and how they’re enjoying life in their adopted countries. Here are their stories.

July 2018

Can This Puzzle Be Solved?

By

Sam Scott

These 10 buried treasures have eluded diggers for decades. But the hunt is still on.

July 16, 2018

The Career Pivot: It’s Not Just for People

By

Sam Scott

Stanford’s SLAC finds new purpose with world’s most powerful lasers.

July 2018

10 Reasons to Like this Course

By

Diana Aguilera

Students try out jobs before graduating.

July 2018

Stories Spill Out of Her

By

Sam Scott

Amina Gautier is ‘writing her heart out.’

July 2018

You Knew Stanford Alumni Invented Google; but the Koosh Ball?

By

Diana Aguilera

Six off-beat discoveries and inventions

July 2018

In Defense of the Comfort Zone

By

Kathy Zonana

Let others roam: It’s boundaries or bust for this queen of the mild frontier.

July 2018

Where to Find Inspiration? Maybe at Your Feet.

By

Mike Vangel

Photographer Mary Jo Hoffman reveals the beauty of everyday objects.

July 2018

Your Computer May Know You Have Parkinson's. Shall It Tell You?

By

Jonathan Rabinovitz

Based on your search history, your location data and even how you mouse, Eric Horvitz’s algorithms could alert you when it’s time to see a doctor.