editor’s choice

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

Features

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

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

September 2019

Working His Magic

Andrew Evans uses what he learned in Stanford’s product design program to create illusions that make audiences marvel.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

September 2019

Can They Ever Catch Up?

The eldest millennials are pushing middle age, and most of them still can’t buy a house. The problems—and possible solutions—for a generation that can’t escape the Great Recession.

By

Rebecca Beyer

September 2019

‘When You Don’t Know, You Feel Alone in the World’

The odyssey of having an undiagnosed disease.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

September 2019

After Lightning Strikes

How the family of a Stanford professor cut down by stroke grew into a fortress of support.

By

Debra Meyerson and Danny Zuckerman

July 2019

The Accidental Maven of Menswear

Juhn Maing, ’93, was just trying to dress appropriately for work.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

July 2019

Field Work at the Great Barrier Reef?

That's Stanford in Australia.

By

Diana Aguilera

July 2019

Deceit Gets Smarter. Can Truth Keep Up?

Artificial intelligence is remaking the news. Those who control it are reshaping society.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

July 2019

New Institute Prompts Focus on People-Friendly AI

Goals include getting the right diversity of voices to the table.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

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