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Dec 16 2014 | Stanford News
This fall, Classics Department Professor Reviel Netz co-taught SIMILE (Science in the Making Integrated Learning Environment), a yearlong intensive humanities program for freshmen interested in the sciences. The program aims to look at science through the lens of history. Read more below at...
Excerpted from full article: An international team of environmental scientists, hydrologists and ancient Rome experts has suggested that one of the factors that led to the downfall of the Roman Empire could be to do with how the ancient Romans managed their food supply amid rapid population growth...
Dec 4 2014 | Stanford News
In a study of recently erected Nelson Mandela memorials, Stanford Professor Grant Parker argues that traditional larger-than-life statues are ineffective acts of remembrance.  Read more on Stanford News
Nov 23 2014 | Stanford Report
Congratulations Maya! Excerpted from the Stanford Report: Krishnan, 22, of Rockville, Md., is majoring in philosophy, and minoring in computer science and in classics. As a Rhodes Scholar, she hopes to earn a one-year master's degree in theology and a one-year master's degree in Internet studies at...
Professor Giovanna Ceserani was featured in The Economist's "More Intelligent Life" online blog, discussing her research on the Grand Tour and the incorporation of digital methods into the humanities. From the article: "Ceserani is studying the 18th-century Grand Tour. Her database is John...

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