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“The joy of hard play”: Competitive Activities for College Women, 1920s–1950s

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 5 presents a comprehensive and innovative analysis of extracurricular sports for undergraduate women between the 1920s and 1950s. Why did some colleges and universities approve high-level ... More


Academic Laboratories and the Reproduction of Proprietary Science: Modeling Organizational Rules through Autocatalytic Networks

Jeannette A. Colyvas and Spiro Maroulis

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter extends previous work analyzing the origins of academic entrepreneurship at Stanford with an agent-based model that simulates the rise and spread of patenting by research faculty, ... More


Designing Designers

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Having demonstrated the increasingly important role of design in the Silicon Valley “ecosystem of innovation,” we turn in this chapter to the academic institutions that have, over the last 60 years, ... More


An Interview with Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson

in Problems of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198237549
eISBN:
9780191601378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237545.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The last chapter is an interview Ernest Lepore, Director of the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science and a friend of the Davidson family, has conducted with the author in 1988. In this interview, the ... More


“To Qualify its Students for Personal Success”: The Rise of the University in the West

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter examines the rise of commercialism in American higher education. Popularly known as Stanford University, Leland Stanford Junior University was exceptional both because of the Stanfords' ... More


Communal Form of DNA Research

Doogab Yi

in The Recombinant University: Genetic Engineering and the Emergence of Stanford Biotechnology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226143835
eISBN:
9780226216119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226216119.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 1 examines the establishment of Stanford Medical School’s Biochemistry Department. I detail how this “DNA Department” developed its own style of research management and collaboration ... More


. The Wind of Freedom Blows

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper’s inaugural address on October 2, 1992. He explains the meaning of the “winds of freedom” as the short expression of ... More


. The Advantage of the Research-Intensive University

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper’s speech at Peking University, Beijing, China, on May 3, 1998. He addressed the following question: What qualities are ... More


Early Vietnam Stirrings, Dean Allen's Departure, David Harris's Arrival, and Stanford's First Sit-in

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Stanford University cooperated with the U.S. government in the preparation for the Vietnam War, mainly by establishing fallout shelters that provided necessities such as food, first aid, and ... More


The Recombinant University: Genetic Engineering and the Emergence of Stanford Biotechnology

Doogab Yi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226143835
eISBN:
9780226216119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226216119.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book examines the history of biotechnology when it was new, especially when it was synonymous with recombinant DNA technology. I focus on the academic community in the San Francisco Bay Area ... More


. Affirmative Action

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents a speech by former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper on October 4, 1995, on the issue of affirmative action. He focuses on the specific subject of college admissions ... More


Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art

Robert W. Cherny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040788
eISBN:
9780252099243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040788.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Victor Arnautoff, an artist, was born in 1896 in the Russian empire. After serving as a cavalry officer in WWI and then in the White Siberian army during the Russian Civil War, he became part of the ... More


Introduction

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book focuses on the campus violence that rocked Stanford University in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Stanford's experience in those years was comparable to that of other universities, ... More


“An Unwanted Guest in America,” 1953–1961

Robert W. Cherny

in Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040788
eISBN:
9780252099243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040788.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art History

Arnautoff became more isolated in the 1950s. In 1955, he made national news when he was asked to remove a cartoon criticizing McCarthyism from an art show. The event brought a subpoena from the ... More


An Education for Women Equal to That of Men: Funding Colleges for Women

Joan Marie Johnson

in Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women's Movement, 1870-1967

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634692
eISBN:
9781469634715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634692.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Some women founded women’s colleges that were designed to offer a rigorous academic program on par with that at the best men’s colleges, such as Harvard. Chapter 4 examines four women’s college ... More


. Concerning Culture and Cultures: Campus Diversity

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper’s speech on September 23, 1993, welcoming the Class of 1997 and their parents. He addresses some issues that have become ... More


Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Richard W. Lyman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides a rare insider's look at one school's experience of dramatic political unrest during the late 1960s and early 1970s. It provides a unique perspective on the events that roiled the ... More


The Sterling-Terman Era

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1960s, Stanford University was a peaceful, rural campus known as “the Farm,” in reference to the place where trotting horses were raised by its founder, Senator Leland Stanford. The ... More


. Corry v. Stanford University: The Issue of Free Expression

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents a speech by former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper on March 9, 1995. He comments on the lawsuit filed by nine Stanford students—Corry v. Stanford University—which ... More


. Roles of a University President

Gerhard Casper

in The Winds of Freedom: Addressing Challenges to the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300196917
eISBN:
9780300207064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196917.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter presents a speech by former Stanford University president Gerhard Casper outlining the roles of a university president. He describes how being a university president involves at least ... More


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