Stanford Today
May/June 1997


Stanford vs. U.S. News

  “A lot of this social
  construction of biology
  doesn’t stand up to
  rigorous analysis. Biology
  is not destiny.”




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DIRECTOR Alan Acosta
EDITOR Cecilia Rodriguez
ART DIRECTOR Andrew Danish
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Jack Hubbard
EDITOR, STANFORD REPORT Eileen Walsh
ADMINISTRATION Enelda Wade

WRITERS
SCIENCE Janet Basu & David Salisbury
UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE Marisa Cigarroa
ARTS AND HUMANITIES Diane Manuel
SOCIAL SCIENCES Kathy O’Toole
HIGHER EDUCATION Elaine Ray

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Linda Cicero
WEB MANAGER Grace Evans
COPY EDITOR Heidi Beck
ASSISTANT EDITOR Cindy Anders
PRODUCTION Kevin Ashburn
LIBRARIAN Yae Ozaki
CENTRAL OFFICE Cynthia Lindsey
Photos:
Cover: Illustration by Gary Tanhauser
Contents: Lori Eanes
Letter from the President: Linda Cicero
Reshaping the Humanities: William Mercer McLeod
Campus Briefs: Courtesy of Yahoo!
Giving Nature a Price Tag: Illustration by Dugald Stermer
Science and Medicine Briefs: Visual Art Services
An Affair to Remember: Photography by Rod Searcey; collage by Kevin Ashburn
Sports Briefs: Linda Cicero
Stanford Takes on U.S. News Rankings: Illustration by Gary Tanhauser
Learning Curve: Photo Illustration by William Duke
Class of 2000: Lori Eanes
Woman: Illustration by Terry Allen; photography by Miriam Berkley
A History of the Breast: Reid Yalom
The Trillion-Dollar Man: Linda Cicero
Back Cover: Illustration by Terry Allen

May/June Cover  |   In This Issue  |   Contributors


MAY/JUNE 1997

 Contents

 NEWS & VIEWS
 President’s Column
 On Campus
 The Role of CIV
 Campus Briefs

 Science & Medicine
 Ecological Economy
 Sci & Med Briefs

 Sports
 Stanford Basketball
 Sports Briefs

 FEATURES
 Rankings
 Spacecraft Design
 Class of 2000
 Gender Research
 Gender Paradox
 Billy Tipton
 Marilyn Yalom
 Michael Boskin


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