Last weekend Hopkins Marine Station hosted the third Te Vega reunion. The Te Vega was a National Science Foundation-funded ship that sailed around the world in the 1960's.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
STANFORD – The Stanford University Libraries have just acquired the professional papers of novelist Alejandro D. Morales, regarded as one of the leading figures of Chicano literature because of his skill as a writer and his understanding of culture. Morales has published eight novels and one collection of short stories (in both Spanish and English). A documentary film inspired by his novel The Brick People was recently released.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Stanford’s collaboration with Italian archive is basis for civic and scholarly celebration in Bologna. “Laura Bassi e le carte di famiglia” recognizes the pioneer female scientist.
In the eighteenth century, Laura Bassi was a scientist, professor at the University of Bologna, and member of the Bologna Academy of Sciences.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Two-year project will image one of the largest pristine historical collections of microcomputing software in the world for historical and cultural research.
Stanford University Libraries has partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to preserve one of the world’s largest collections of software.