editor’s choice

July 2019

The Legend of the Almost Lost

A vault. An unlikely group of heroes. An 11th-hour rescue. Here’s how a team of editors and librarians saved a piece of history.

By

Michael Shapiro

Features

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

July 2019

Time Out for Ethics

Professors shape AI’s creators.

By

Deni Ellis Béchard

July 2019

Ambassadors for the West

Brothers Bill and Mel Lane ran Sunset Publishing for nearly 40 years.

By

Michael Shapiro

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

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