editor’s choice

July 2018

My Summer Vacation: Three Weeks with Elephants

Magnificent animals. Extraordinary insights. Peeing in a Tupperware container. It’s all part of the deal for a research team in Namibia.

By

Melinda Sacks

Features

May 2019

‘This Is Nothing Short of Appalling’

Admissions scheme prompts firing of sailing coach, new safeguards.

By

Kevin Cool

May 2019

Meet Stanford’s Congressional Freshmen

Short profiles of the five Stanford alumni recently elected to Congress

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

December 2018

Michael O’Neill Explains and Explores the Miraculous

As a student, he created a photo-voltaic beach umbrella. But a higher power always fascinated him. Meet the "Miracle Hunter"—not your typical mechanical engineer.

By

Sam Scott

December 2018

Stanford on Broadway

On the boards or behind the scenes, here are five who’ve forged a path on the Great White Way.

By

Melinda Sacks

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