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Faculty in the News Archive:

December, 2011

December 14, 2011

The Anderson Collection, which will open in 2014, and the McMurtry
Building, which will open in 2015, will be critical in enhancing the
role the arts play on campus, and will house post-World War II
American
art and the Department of Art & Art History, respectively.

December 12, 2011

Worldwide, says Robert Proctor, the tobacco industry continues to
create
toxic products that cause lung cancer and a host of other maladies.
The
tobacco industry spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal
fees
trying to halt the...

December 5, 2011

Stanford English professor Michele Elam discusses how the
expressive arts
are a fundamental component of the Occupy movement, in which the
idea
that art is necessary for an engaged citizenry is revived.

December 5, 2011

Stanford Linguistics Professor Dan Jurafsky offers his comments on
a new
software program that analyzes a person's speech patterns to
determine their honesty.

December 5, 2011

Stanford Linguists Joshua Freedman and Dan Jurafsky discovered
that
cheaper chips promote working class values of economy, tradition,
and
homeyness -- while high-priced chips promise an exotic and "natural"
experience.

December 4, 2011

From his experiences at demonstrations in the United Kingdom, Comparative Literature scholar David Palumbo-Liu writes that the global economic crisis demands a response that shakes up the social, political and cultural spheres.

December 3, 2011

Professor Kelley, founder of the Hasso Plattner Institute of
Design (also
known as D School) at Stanford University believes everyone can
create
something if they think the problem that interests them through a
process which he calls "design thinking."

December 2, 2011

"The Legend of Rex Slinkard," on view through
Feb. 26 at the
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, presents more than 60
works by the early 20th century California artist.

December 1, 2011

In an interview, oncologist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of
"The
Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" Siddhartha
Mukherjee states that a biomedical renaissance is underway that will
alter the landscape of cancer treatment.