Intercollegiate athletics are baked deep into Stanford's identity and culture. But measures aimed at professionalizing college sports could jeopardize that historic part of university life.
Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson spent decades assembling one of the world's best private collections of postwar American art, and almost as long sharing it with Stanford students. Now, some of the paintings and sculptures that once adorned their house have a permanent home on campus.
Thanks to the research of William Dement, we know more than ever about the dangers of too little shut-eye. His contributions to science—and his wildly popular Sleep and Dreams course—have made him a giant in a field once considered irrelevant.
He survived the '89 quake
Scotty McLennan retires
Construction on campus
Missions instead of majors?
The new class, with a twist
Hang time with the punter
At engineering, a new dean
In my dreams
A call to service
How The Prophet made it to the big screen
Back for an encore
William J. Coughlin, '44, MA '50
Leslie Elizabeth Wildesen, '66
Stanford's new Dean for Religious Life
Let Me Introduce Myself
The Persecution of Daniel Lee
The Effort Effect
The Case Against Affirmative Action
What It Takes
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