Faculty/Staff News & Features

David L. Dill (Professor of Computer Science) has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering "For the development of techniques to verify hardware, software, and electronic voting systems."


Full Article
Posted by Admin 4 years, 9 months ago


Annie Zaenen
(Consulting Professor of LInguistics) is the subject of From Quirky Case to Representing Space: Papers in Honor of Annie Zaenen, published in January 2013 by CSLI Publications (distributed by University of Chicago Press). In addition to Annie herself, Symbolic Systems Program affiliated faculty who contributed to the volume ...


Full Article
Posted by Admin 4 years, 11 months ago

Christopher D. Manning (Professor of Linguistics and of Computer Science) has been elected Vice President of the Association for Computational Linguistics.


Full Article
Posted by Admin 4 years, 11 months ago

Penelope D. Eckert (Albert Ray Lang Professor of Linguistics and Professor, by courtesy, of Cultural and Social Anthropology) appeared on the KQED 88.5 FM radio program Forum, together with Geoffrey Nunberg from UC Berkeley's School of Information, discussing linguistic variation in California.


Full Article
Posted by Admin 4 years, 12 months ago

Congratulations to Anthony Wagner (Professor of Psychology), one of six Stanford scholars recently elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Full Article
Posted by Admin 5 years ago

Herbert H. Clark (Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology and Professor, by courtesy, of Linguistics), a member of SSP's Founding Committee, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. 


Full Article
Posted by Admin 5 years, 1 month ago

Stanford professors Charles E. Eesley and William F. Miller have released a report on an innovation survey of Stanford alumni/ae, which mentions several Symbolic Systems Program alums and affiliated faculty. For-profit and nonprofit corporations founded by SSP alums that are mentioned in the report include:

  • Instagram (cofounded by Mike ...

Full Article
Posted by Admin 5 years, 1 month ago

Several Symbolic Systems Program-affiliated faculty from the Computer Science Department were noted in this past summer's annual CS Department Newsletter as having won awards. Mehran Sahami (Associate Professor, Teaching) was named both as one of Princeton Review's Best 300 Professors and as the Robert and Ruth Halperin University ...


Full Article
Posted by Admin 5 years, 2 months ago

Penelope D. Eckert (Professor of Linguistics and, by courtesy, of Cultural and Social Anthropology) has been named to the Albert Ray Lang Professorship in Humanities and Sciences.


Full Article
Posted by Admin 5 years, 2 months ago

Joan W. Bresnan (Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Linguistics, Emerita), James G. Greeno (The Margaret Jacks Professor of Education, Emeritus), and Ellen M. Markman (The Lewis M. Terman Professor of Psychology) were all elected this summer as Fellows of the Cognitive Science Society.

SSP-affiliated Fellows of the Cognitive Science Society ...


Full Article
Posted by Admin 5 years, 2 months ago

For Internet Explorer users: Click on the Tools menu, located at the top of your browser window. When the drop-down menu appears, select the option labeled Full Screen.

For Chrome users:Click on the Chrome "wrench" icon, located in the upper right hand corner of your browser window. When the drop-down menu appears, select the choice labeled Full Screen.

For Firefox user:Click on the View menu, located at the top of your browser window. When the drop-down menu appears, select the option labeled Full Screen.

For Safari users: Safari currently does not support the ability to go fullscreen.