Deanna Badizadegan ’14 was one of 64 young musicians accepted to the New York String Orchestra Seminar, a 10-day program in late December offered by Mannes College The School for Music.
DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Merrill Newman M.A. ‘55, a Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran, was escorted off a plane in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Oct. 26, by North Korean authorities. North Korean officials recently released a video of him apologizing for espionage acts during his service in the Korean war.
DAILY NEWS BRIEF: GoldieBlox, an interactive book series and construction set toy designed by Debra Sterling ’05 has sparked controversy in its message of heteronormativity and use of a Beastie Boys song in its advertising.
The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has officially completed its investigation on the cause of the gastrointestinal illness that afflicted students in Florence Moore Hall (FloMo) late October.
Dressed in black, the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB) walked slowly toward the Claw, holding a wooden casket containing a lifeless stuffed bear. The band members were on their way to the Bearial, a funeral for the Cal bear mascot, Oski.
A team of researchers from Stanford University and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has developed a self-healing battery electrode, the first of its kind for lithium ion batteries.
The self-renewing battery contains a silicon electrode that is protected by a stretchy polymer, which not only holds the battery together but also fills in the tiny cracks that may develop during battery operation, essentially allowing the battery to heal itself.
Stanford has created a new 12-member task force to review and evaluate the state and perception of the safety culture in campus research laboratories while assessing how Stanford’s research labs align with the seven key characteristics of a strong safety culture as identified by the American Chemical Society in 2012.