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Faculty in the News Archive:

January, 2012

January 30, 2012

As part of the Bill and Jean Lane Lecture Series, the Creative
Writing
Program sponsored a reading by New York Times bestselling
author, Ann Patchett. An audio recording of this reading is now
available online on the Creative Writing Program"s
website.

January 30, 2012

Kenneth Fields, a long-time Stanford professor in the English and
Creative Writing Departments, attributes his success as a poet to
the encouragement
and inspiration he has recieved from individuals in his daily life.

January 27, 2012

Traditional fourth-century Korean instruments are given a new
twist in
the eighth annual Stanford Pan-Asian Festival, themed "Transforming
Tradition".

January 27, 2012

A review of the two works by Composer David Lang ('78)
showcased at
Stanford on January 25, 2012, by Stanford Lively Arts.

January 27, 2012

The Faculty Senate heard the culmination of two years of work by
the
Study on Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) Thursday, a
report
of more than 100 pages that examines the methods and goals of a
Stanford
education.

January 26, 2012

Stanford students and faculty joined students and faculty from UC
Santa
Cruz, UC Berkeley, and Mills College, to participate in a workshop
focused on the history of reading as part of an ongoing campaign
examining the ways in which readers interact with various forms of...

November 21, 2017

Mario Carretero, a professor of psychology at Autonomous
University of
Madrid, gave a presentation on "Historical Construction of
National
Identities" at the Stanford Humanities Center, where he is
currently a research fellow.

January 23, 2012

In the face of challenges posed by an increase in social media,
archivists at the Stanford University Libraries have adapted new
technologies to digitally archive a traditionally community-drive
database of Stanford documents.

January 18, 2012

Stanford's D. School space is the stage for creative
collaboration.
A new book by two of its leaders provides direction for designing
spaces
elsewhere.

January 17, 2012

Washington Post advice columnist Amy Dickenson cites Stanford
University
School of Medicine Professor Abarham Verghese as an example of
interdisciplinary success in both the sciences and humanities.

January 17, 2012

Stanford University knocks Harvard University off the top spot in
the
arts adn humanities subject rankings. With Pulitzer prizewinners and
MacArthur Fellows leading its liberal-arts programme, the relative
newcomer (founded in 1891) has proved more than a match for its...

January 15, 2012

The San Francisco author is fascinated by the faceless multitudes
of the
rigue state. He tries to tell their story in 'The Orphan
Master's
Son'.

January 13, 2012

The 'Thinker" returns to the Cantor Arts Center
at Stanford
University after two years on loan to the North Carolina Museum of
Art.

January 13, 2012

Civil rights photographer Bob Fitch honored at Stanford for
capturing the
freedom movement.

January 13, 2012

Diavalo dancers brave physical risk and giant props to convey
universal
themes.

January 1, 2012

Russell Berman, professor of German and of comparative literature and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is quoted about preparing PhD students for a diverse array of career choices.