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He shepherded Stanford through its most turbulent period, taking on protesters while also embracing progressive causes. First as provost, then as president, Richard Lyman, who died in May at age 88, was the right leader at the right time.
Tanya Luhrmann spent years observing and interviewing evangelical Christians who profess personal encounters with God. What she learned sheds new light on what happens to the faithful during prayer.
Stanford-affiliated athletes have won medals at every Summer Olympics since 1912. Here is a timeline of weird, wild and inspiring performances.
- 1924 PARIS: Ragtag Rugby Lot Takes Down French
- 1948 LONDON: Fresno Teenager Best in the World
- 1964 TOKYO: Surgery-Bound Swimmer to Docs: "I Want to Race"
- 1992 BARCELONA: One Last Try to Win the 'Fly
- 1984 LOS ANGELES: Injury Robs Golden Chance
- 1996 ATLANTA: Women's Soccer Steals the Show
- 1996 ATLANTA: Stuck in Our Memory
- 2000 SYDNEY: OMG! A Shocker from Down Under