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Biochemist Paul Berg speaks his early life and education, coming to Stanford in 1959 in the new Department of Biochemistry, the founding of the Beckman Center, the Nobel Prize, and more.
John Etchemendy in Stanford Faculty Senate
John W. Etchemendy speaks about his research and teaching career in the Stanford Department of Philosophy, his service as an associate dean in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and his tenure as the provost of the university from 2000 to 2017.
John Hennessy seated University flags in background
John L. Hennessy, a Turing Award-winning computer scientist and entrepreneur who served as president of Stanford University from 2000 to 2016, reflects on his family background and education, his research and teaching contributions, and his leadership as

Interview Projects

Faculty, staff, students, and donors on nurturing the arts at Stanford.
Professor Al Camarillo at a meeting
Stanford's efforts to increase diversity and support diverse students.
International students and administrative staff describe the visa process.
Myra Strober sitting at her desk circa 1972
Life stories of trailblazing women on the Stanford faculty and staff.
Staff standing behind the concrete sign for the Office of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid
Behind the scenes perspectives from staff key to sustaining Stanford.
Panel participants seated at a table
Fifty years after the Taking the Mic protest of April 1968, participants recall this transformative event.
Stanford participants at Women's March
Testimonies from the 2017 Women’s March on Washington