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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

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

By

Daniel Arnold

July 2018

Dispatch from . . .

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.

By

Diana Aguilera

July 2018

In Defense of the Comfort Zone

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

By

Kathy Zonana

July 2018

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

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.

By

Jonathan Rabinovitz

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