Students seeking off-campus housing for this summer have become increasingly reliant on social networks and other online tools as a means of dealing with high price ranges and keeping in touch with other students in the area. According to surveyed students, Internet searches — mainly through Craigslist and Facebook — provide the most widely used resources for those looking to rent or sublet accommodations.
During a summer as a graduate student at the University of Chicago, Klein embarked upon his first excavation, spending four months in Spain “excavating a 500,000-year-old site with hand axes and elephant bones.“
Researchers at the Stanford Cancer Institute and the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) have laid the groundwork for a comprehensive database that will contribute to earlier detection of cancer through blood tests, through soliciting tens of thousands of blood samples.
At its April 16 meeting, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate debated issues surrounding the policies and structure of the Senate, including the organization of committees, whether senators should be allowed to study abroad and how many Senate seats should be reserved for upperclassmen.
Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been named the “founding educational partner” of Lean In, a new nonprofit championed by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg that aims to create a global support system committed to encouraging women to pursue and fulfill their ambitions.
Hidden away in the basement of Green Library’s East Wing, Stanford’s Media and Microtext Center’s treasure trove of audio-visual and microfilm resources offers students and faculty opportunities for research, gaming and plenty in between.
The resignation in February of Pope Benedict XVI — and the subsequent election of Pope Francis — sent shockwaves through the Catholic world. The Daily sat down with Paul Crowley, professor of religious studies, to discuss the significance and circumstances of Francis’ election and the challenges facing the new Pope moving forward.