Sunday, June 22, 2008

Teachers remembered from Stanford

In 2003, the Stanford Magazine started a feature: Teachers we remember (and why).

There was much feedback from students. For example: Burnham Carter Jr., PhD ’55, wrote that the late, great poetry scholar Yvor Winters left him discouraged and deflated when he responded to Carter’s first paper with one word—“nonsense”—and a D. Carter finished the course with a B-, however, and took two more classes with Winters. The legendary curmudgeon “taught me to have standards and to stick to them,”

One of LBE's more interesting profs at Chicago was one Art Winfree, who taught math bio (things like the Lotka-Volterra equations) but also taught about how scientists should interact with one another.

Returning to Stanford, recall


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