When the future chief justice of the United States arrived on campus in 1946, fresh from service in World War II, he had no particular plan. Then he met a professor whose scholarly specialty inspired a career in the law, and whose ideas shaped the views that would change American jurisprudence.
Call it the campus that seldom sleeps. Whether it's baking bread in dorm kitchens or pounding the treadmill at Tresidder, something is usually going on in the wee hours. Join our reporter on a middle-of-the-night prowl around the Farm.
A pair of Stanford scientists has found an answer to performance enhancement that has nothing to do with drugs. Their device to cool the body core not only may revolutionize sports, it could improve quality of life for medical patients, too.
Battered by more than 20 years of kidney disease and cancer, Steven Skov Holt has sustained an optimistic vision about design that borrows from nature's "blobby" shapes. His ideas have helped mold a new way of making everyday objects.
Focus on the marriage
Play together, stay together
A new revolution
Facing the music
Restoring the masters
The Effort Effect
Let Me Introduce Myself
Seeing at the Speed of Sound
Dunder Mifflin Going Out of Business
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