Stanford Today
November/December 1996


‘We Almost Wept’

‘We Almost Wept’

The Sad Journey of
Yamato Ichihashi:
From Stanford
to the Internment Camps



Genetic Roulette

The lead researchers in Stanford’s effort to map the human genome reflect on the project’s ethical conundrums.  
By Janet Basu
‘We Almost Wept’

Yamato Ichihashi was a successful and highly respected professor at Stanford during the 1920s and ’30s. But no personal achievement could spare him the humiliation of internment.  
By Gordon Chang
Learning Curve

The first in an ongoing series highlighting some of Stanford’s most thought-provoking courses.  By Diane Manuel


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NOV/DEC 1996

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 President’s Column

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 Sophomore College
 Minority Alumni
 Campus Digest

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 Richard Zare
 Laser Research
 Sci & Med Digest

 Sports
 Chad Hutchinson
 Sports Digest

 FEATURES
 Genetic Roulette
 Learning Curve
 Class of 2000
 WWII Internment
 Gordon Chang


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