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Aug 28 2014
Earlier this summer, SHOT invited contestants to "pitch" their dissertation topic in an accessible and entertaining three minute video.  Graduate students and recent graduates in all fields whose work engages with the history of technology were invited to submit. The winning prize included an all...
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Aug 28 2014 | TEDxStanford
David M. Kennedy is professor emeritus of history at Stanford, where he has taught for more than 40 years. Graduating seniors have four times elected him Class Day speaker and he has received the Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Hoagland Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching...
Aug 19 2014 | CNN
History Professor Priya Satia explains how the beginning of drone technology began during WWI in the article "How WWI Gave us Drones" featured on CNN's website, Wed July 30, 2014. To read the full article, click here.
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Aug 13 2014 |
Stanford History Professor Mikael Wolfe receives the Latin American Studies Association-Mexico Section Best Social Science Essay honorable mention for his essay "The Historical Dynamics of Mexico's Groundwater Crisis in La Laguna: Knowledge, Resources, and Profit, 1930s-1960s." To read the article...
For a study of medieval technology, Dr. Andrew Rasmussen, left, shared with SIMILE students his modern version of a trebuchet, a type of catapult. Students helped assemble the device and made adjustments to optimize its performance.
Jul 8 2014 | Stanford Report
In residential immersion program, Stanford freshmen take a new approach to scientific inquiry Stanford recently completed the first year of SIMILE: Science in the Making Integrated Learning Environment. This residential learning program focuses on approaching the study of science, technology and...