Coursera recently blocked access to users in Cuba, Iran and Sudan in order to comply with federal export regulations prohibiting massive open online course (MOOC) providers from operating in sanctioned countries.
A federal judge recently ordered Stanford to permit two environmental groups to inspect the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, following the filing of lawsuits last year over the University’s operation of the Searsville Dam.
Although graduate students may seem to occupy a Stanford of their own, a number of graduate-level classes remain open to willing undergraduates. The Daily took a look at some of the best courses on offer for undergraduates in search of a challenge.
Scientists from Stanford, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark have identified a new catalyst that converts hydrogen and carbon dioxide to methanol at lower pressures and with fewer carbon monoxide byproducts.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recently introduced a StressLess@Stanford initiative in an effort to complement existing clinical services and better foster mental health on campus.
Stanford’s National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) recently selected 12 universities as the inaugural cohort of the center’s Pathways to Innovation program.
Fans of musicians like Josh Groban, Tegan and Sara and Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda will get a chance to learn directly from and interact with their idols next quarter through Creativity: Music to my Ears, a new free online course offered by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP).