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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.
Headshot of Mikael Wolfe
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...
Jun 6 2014 | Stanford Report
Stanford Report, July 15, 2013 PhD candidate Annelise Heinz tracks the intersection of race and gender in 20th-century American culture through a study of the game of mahjong. BY ASHLEY WALTERS The Humanities at Stanford For many Americans, the Chinese game of mahjong evokes images of...
Jun 6 2014 | Gender News
March may be women's history month, but April was the month for women's historians. Three Stanford historians, all associated with the Clayman Institute, received national recognition for their work on women and gender.