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Norman Shumway and Ed Harrison spoke to the media after the first adult heart transplant in US, 1968

Program Recordings

Many of the Society's past programs are now available as audio podcast and video through the Stanford iTunes and Youtube sites!! To listen to an audio podcast, open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts. Program recordings will be uploaded continuously as they become available.

May 17, 2011 | Audio
Five extraordinary women share poignant and often humorous stories of how they helped rewrite the rules about gender roles on campus during WWII, a period of profound change.
April 21, 2011 | Audio
Professor Al Hastorf describes how he first became involved in psychology in the army and the history of the department's enormous growth from its founding in 1892 under Frank Angell to what it is today.
March 10, 2011 | Audio
Diana Strazdes discusses Leland Stanford in the late 1800s and how the mansions he constructed lent themselves to a useful purpose as well as sent a message to the public.
January 13, 2011 | Audio
The prominent Jewish figures on the Stanford University campus discuss how the Jewish community has evolved over the years and what direction in might be heading towards in the future.
November 10, 2010 | Audio
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Stanford American Indian Organization, three members of the Stanford community discuss the experiences of Native Americans at the university.
October 13, 2010 | Audio
David Freyberg explores the past and the future of Stanford University's complex water source, distribution, and management system that typifies the challenges of managing water resources in a densely-populated, semi-arid environment.
May 25, 2010 | Audio
Robert Byer discusses his involvement in the development of laser technology while at Stanford University.
April 14, 2010 | Audio
A panel of Stanford and UCSF professors discuss the newly implemented health care plan and the effect it has on citizens now and in the future.
April 1, 2010 | Video
The movement at Stanford University against the Vietnam War emerged as a significant force in 1965 and continued through the end of the war in 1975.
March 10, 2010 | Audio
The presence of persons of Asian ancestry has been at Stanford since its earliest days. As students, staff, and faculty, Asian Americans have played an important role in the life of the University.
February 17, 2010 | Audio
Charles Junkerman follows the fluid biography of Stanford's sandstone: scoured out of the Sierras by great rivers, sedimented along the ancient ocean shore, upthrust by colliding tectonic plates, and blasted out of Greystone Quarry.