editor’s choice

May 2019

Meet Stanford’s Congressional Freshmen

Short profiles of the five Stanford alumni recently elected to Congress

Features

May 2019

What Should Free Speech Mean in College?

Four faculty members weigh in on why it can be difficult to build a campus culture in which students are comfortable enough to disagree.

By

Jill Patton

May 2019

What the Law Says About Campus Free Speech

As faculty grapple with how to set a culture that maximizes learning, administrators must also ensure the university follows the law.

By

Mark Storslee

May 2019

Why Dance Matters

It’s not just good for your heart. It’s good for your brain. Faculty, students and patients show us the steps.

By

Melinda Sacks

May 2019

‘This Is Nothing Short of Appalling’

Admissions scheme prompts firing of sailing coach, new safeguards.

By

Kevin Cool

May 2019

They’re All Greek to Him

Alexis Mantheakis, ’67, says the Parthenon sculptures belong at the Acropolis. And he’s willing to fight for them.

By

Sam Scott

March 2019

Trapeze Artist

When Yulia Pinkusevich makes art, it often involves orienting her body in a physical space. That's how you’re meant to experience her work, too.

By

Melinda Sacks

March 2019

This Is Your Brain On . . .

New science tells us how to better manage our addictions, be they to substances or smartphones.

By

Katharine Gammon

March 2019

First-gen, Low-Income and Claiming a Community

How FLI students are transforming the university for everyone.

By

Diana Aguilera

December 2018

Intestinal Fortitude

Poop pills? Talking toilets? New insights into the microbial world within us are redrawing the roads to a healthy constitution.

By

Sam Scott

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