editor’s choice

March 2020

Shooting for a Better Deal

WNBA Players Association president Nneka Ogwumke discusses new collective bargaining agreement.

By

Ramona Shelburne

Features

April 3, 2020

Young Blood and the Search for Biological Immortality

If you put young blood into old mice, they—and their cells—will appear biologically younger. Harnessing this to remedy the ills of human aging while avoiding premature commercialization is the puzzle of a lifetime.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

March 12, 2020

On Lockdown, from Milan

‘Imagine that in 10 days you’re likely to be faced with the same situation.’

March 2020

Giving Away Silicon Valley’s Billions

How Nicole Taylor, ’90, MA ’91, plans to put the ‘community’ back in ‘community foundation.’

By

Melinda Sacks

March 2020

The Problem With Philanthropy

It's an exercise in power, says Stanford political scientist Rob Reich, MA '98, PhD '98.

By

Melinda Sacks

March 2020

The Giving Circle

Alumnae and friends pool their funds for greater impact.

By

Melinda Sacks

March 2020

They’ve Got Game

Pro basketball is a powerful social and cultural force. These former Cardinal players aim to keep it that way.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

March 2020

What the Kids Are Saying These Days

A Stanford scholar helps the world analyze how children acquire language differently—and just how much they have in common.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

December 2019

The Curious Case of Thomas Welton Stanford

How Leland’s brother (accidentally) helped psychology come of age.

By

Jonathan Fetter-Vorm

December 2019

An Existential Moment for Democracy?

Stanford University scholars discuss democracy’s decline worldwide and the role of the United States in preserving it.

By

Jill Patton

December 2019

Sleep and Genes

As sleep research at Stanford approaches its 50th birthday, a new generation of scientists are using biomedical techniques to illuminate the mysteries of Nod.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

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