Welcome to the Bill Lane Center for the American West
Dedicated to advancing scholarly and public understanding of the past, present, and future of western North America, the Center supports research, teaching, and reporting about western land and life
Remembering Iris Hui
We mourn the loss of our beloved colleague, mentor and friend, Iris Hui.
Remembering Bill Lilley
The Lane Center remembers Bill Lilley, a charter member of our Advisory Council, whose commitment, generosity and creativity represented unparalleled contributions to the Council’s work and the Center
Practical tips to mitigate harm from wildfire smoke
Lane Center researchers and partners offer tips for staying safe from the smoke during wildfire season.
Lane Center student researchers investigate salient challenges facing the West
In 2021, we’re pleased to welcome 20 RAs into the Lane Center family, with projects spanning climate change, public policy, health and other important issues in the American West.
With elevated wildfire risk here to stay, a new seminar series explores multiple paths forward
The Bill Lane Center is co-sponsoring a solution-focused seminar series on the growing wildfire crisis in California and the West. Join us.
Apply for a paid internship in the American West
Intern with the Bill Lane Center! Positions are available in eight states with remote and in-person opportunities. Apply at solo.stanford.edu