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September, 2014

September 23, 2014

In the forthcoming study of pottery dating from 550 B.C. to 450 B.C., lead author and Stanford Professor Adrienne Mayor and J. Paul Getty Museum assistant curator David Saunders translated Greek inscriptions into their phonetic sounds for ancient vases from Athens. 

September 17, 2014

Professor David Palumbo-Liu interviews novelist Ruth Ozeki about her book “A Tale for the Time Being,” which was shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize.

September 17, 2014

The Anderson Collection is praised for catapulting Stanford into the top tier of American university museum art collections.

September 17, 2014

James Daughton, associate professor of history, expresses skepticism that soil can explain away all of today's economic inequalities.

September 16, 2014

Jennifer Eberhardt, associate professor of psychology, has won a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" for her examination of how racial biases on a small scale ultimately skew large-scale institutions such as the criminal justice system. 

September 15, 2014

Dan Jurafsky, professor of linguistics and of computer science, talks about his recent book "The Language of Food."

September 15, 2014

All Things Considered's Robert Siegel interviews Dan Jurafsky about his book, “The Language of Food.”

September 11, 2014

Vivek Wadhwa, fellow at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance; Anaïs Saint-Jude, student engagement manager at the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and co-founder of Bibliotech, a program connecting Stanford humanities doctoral students with the Silicon...

September 10, 2014

Holly Herndon, a doctoral student in music, has created the mysterious, interactive website "Call."

September 10, 2014

Charles Junkerman, associate provost and dean of Stanford Continuing Studies, discusses how the program's adult students see their courses as part of a complete and fulfilled life, rather than looking for a particular takeaway.

September 10, 2014

Art Critic Kenneth Baker praises the Cantor Arts Center's new exhibition "Robert Frank in America" for offering a clearer understanding of Frank's editorial process. 

September 9, 2014

Stanford researchers on the Voices of California project, which studies the way Californians speak, will talk with native-born Sacramento residents.

September 6, 2014

Stanford's Revs Digital Library, featuring a large collection of materials spanning most of the automobile's history, was recently published online.

September 6, 2014

Linguistics doctoral students, Annette D’Onofrio and Teresa Pratt, talk about studying regional differences in the way people speak English across California's Central Valley part of their work on The...

September 5, 2014

Sam Wineburg, professor education and history, dicusses the "Big History Project," an approach to teaching high school history, supported by Bill Gates, that weaves history, biology, chemistry, astronomy and other disparate fields into conceptual narratives. 

September 3, 2014

Adrienne Mayor's latest book will be published by Princeton University Press in October 2014.

September 3, 2014

The Cantor Arts Center's upcoming exhibition, "Robert Frank in America," is a collection of more than 100 of Frank's photographs that place the photographer’s work in a fresh context.

September 1, 2014

Saikat Majumdar writes about the history of Calcutta's professional theatre.