“Innovation” is a quintessential Stanford buzzword — after all, it’s the alma mater of countless entrepreneurs over the years. The research generated by its intellectual ferment has been one of the largest driving forces for the Bay Area’s high-tech industry. Not to downplay its significance, establishing a comparable environment is no easy task, and the word serves as a beacon for those who dream of similar academic and economic successes.
Deported immigrants may have misunderstood ‘stipulated removals,’ says SLS study… An Arillaga-funded fitness center rises at SLAC… Medical School instructor on studying elephants in Namibia… Stanford news from around the Web for September 9, 2011.
Stanford Hospital records breach confirmed… Potential new material shows unusual combination of superconducting and magnetic properties… Proposal to legalize marijuana goes to Palo Alto City Council… GSB professor Jeffrey Pfeffer on truth… Stanford news from around the Web for September 8, 2011.
School of Engineering undergrad program is top 10, says U.S. News… Computer science team releases tool to uncover online activity on PC’s… School of Medicine Dean’s Medal to be awarded Sept. 10… HP awards research grant to mechanical engineering professor… Stanford news from around the Web for September 7, 2011.
High-speed rail could overlap Caltrain tracks, says study… Over 58,000 sign up for the widely available online course “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence”… SLAC staff scientist wins Spicer award… Parasite tricks rats into being sexually attracted to cat urine, suggests study… Stanford news from around the Web for August 18, 2011.
Possible matchup between Sharapova and Williams at BotW… Med School’s Freidenrich Center breaks ground… Research team develops ‘flexible’ nanowires… Physics prof. Helen Quinn on science education… Stanford news from around the Web for July 28, 2011.