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Faculty in the News Archive:

January, 2013

January 24, 2013

An article on the future of digital learning that quotes Petra Dierkes-Thrun, lecturer in comparative
literature, who is working with her husband, Professor of Computer Science Sebastian Thrun, on a "bill of
rights" for digital learning.

January 22, 2013

Clayborne Carson, director of Stanford's Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute is quoted in an article detailing the upcoming 15 MLK Weekend of Service projects organized by Hands On Sacramento.

January 19, 2013

A review of a performance by pianist and Stanford alumnus (BA '91 and Med '92), Jon Nakamatsu.

January 19, 2013

American History Professor Richard White is quoted in this report on Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's decision to expand the state’s Medicaid program to include anyone who makes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, or $14,856 for an individual.

January 18, 2013

Remnants of San Jose's Chinatown are part of an exhibit at the Stanford Archaeology Center. Barbara Voss, associate professor of anthropology, was principal investigator of the project to study and catalog the artifacts and put them in historic context.

January 17, 2013

An article written by Ruth Starkman, lecturer in the Stanford Program in Writing and Rhetoric

January 16, 2013

Stanford University Libraries has acquired the Road & Track Archives. The article includes quotes by Henry
Lowood, library curator for history of science and technology collections, and Reilly Brennan, executive
director of the Revs program who describe it as a "trans-disciplinary field connecting the past,...

January 16, 2013

An article discussing the lecture by Linda Hess, senior lecturer in religious studies.

January 13, 2013

A Letter to the Editor by Jack Rakove, professor of history and of political science.

January 9, 2013

Is the Muslim Brotherhood making moves to extend its control over local governments and labor unions? (Includes
quotes from Stanford History Professor Joel Beinin)

January 7, 2013

Stanford's Russell Berman makes a case for fewer years to earn a humanities PhD at the annual MLA