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FEATURE

What Elizabeth Jameson Wants You to Know About Human Fragility

By

Melinda Sacks

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the former civil rights lawyer began creating provocative works of art from the scans of her own diseased brain.

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FEATURE

October 25, 2018

What Elizabeth Jameson Wants You to Know About Human Fragility

By

Melinda Sacks

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the former civil rights lawyer began creating provocative works of art from the scans of her own diseased brain.

Family

Features

For Stanford, ‘What Better Looks Like’

Tessier-Lavigne weighs in on planning process, campus issues.

John Donohue Isn’t Afraid to Make You Mad

By

Jennie Dusheck

The law professor shines an empirical light on abortion, crime and guns.

After Five Near Misses, Is This the Year a Stanford Player Wins the Heisman?

Bryce Love is the preseason favorite to win the coveted trophy. Fingers crossed.

What Elizabeth Jameson Wants You to Know About Human Fragility

By

Melinda Sacks

After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the former civil rights lawyer began creating provocative works of art from the scans of her own diseased brain.

Geico

Campus

The Truth About Online Lying

By

Diana Aguilera

Are we more honest online? It depends.

The Pride of Stanford Returns

By

Sam Scott

Griffins? Lions? Whatever they are, they’re back on campus.

Gerrymandering: The Board Game

By

Nick Burns

Game of strategy raises awareness about a broken process. It’s fun, too.

The Yeh-Yeh Brotherhood

By

Jill Patton

Identical twins discuss the bonds they share, and the similar paths they have taken.

Choosing Classes with a Little Help from Big Data

By

Jackie Botts

A new tool lets students view a course’s workload and grade distribution and gives researchers a window into student decision-making.

Retired Guide Dog Pivots to Acting

By

Diana Aguilera

Michelle McGrew, ’86, follows her yellow Labrador behind the scenes.

Essays

10 Ways to ‘Get Involved’

By

Summer Moore Batte

Based on slightly exaggerated actual attempts.

Columns

Here We Go Again, Gratefully

By

Kevin Cool

Autumn brings blessings, and new beginnings.

Deepening Our Global Imprint

By

Marc Tessier-Lavigne

An ideal moment to reexamine Stanford’s engagement around the world.

Departments

Radical Collaboration

By

Christine Foster

How a design thinker inspired a community to save her life.

Farewells

Nobel-Winning Physicist

By

John Roemer

Burton Richter

Indefatigable War Hero

By

Rebecca Beyer

Edward Fung

Devoted Radio Reporter

By

Vicky Elliott

Bob Fuss

Star Poly-Athlete

By

Vicky Elliott

Jim Kauffman

Geophysicist, Grower, Vintner

By

John Roemer

George M. MacLeod

Shelf Life

Shelf Life

New releases from Stanford alumni, staff and students.

The Dish

How to Change Hearts and Minds

By

Jill Patton

Podcast digs deep into what makes people shift political views, overcome addiction or recover from racism.

5 Powerful Female Engineers

By

Jill Patton

Alumnae recognized for engineering, management chops.

Text Me, Beep Me . . . When You Need a Friend

By

Diana Aguilera

Real-time mental health coaching for teens.

Care for the Caregivers

By

Jill Patton

Bossy Spa blog provides readers the emotional support they’ve been missing.

What a Farm System . . .

By

Sam Scott

Former Cardinal players team up in Oakland.