A documentary featuring the work of Assistant Professor of Neurology Michelle Monje M.D. ’04 Ph.D. ’04 has been nominated for a San Francisco/Northern California Emmy Award.
Researchers at Stanford and the University of Michigan recently found that an insurance policy that offered lower rates for obese customers who participated in a walking program was successful in getting these patients to exercise more.
Though Stanford undergraduates are guaranteed housing for all four years of their education, an unprecedented number of students have emerged from the 2013-14 Draw homeless, if only until they receive a waitlist assignment.
Ryan Crocker is a six-time U.S. Ambassador, serving in Afghanistan (2011-2012), Iraq (2007-2009), Pakistan (2004-2007), Syria (1998-2001), Kuwait (1994-1997) and Lebanon (1990-1993). While at Stanford for a lecture organized by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Crocker sat down with The Daily to discuss his diplomatic career through war and peace.
A team of Stanford and San Francisco State University (SFSU) researchers recently proved that a type of frog found in the Bay Area carries a fungal pathogen that has caused the decline or extinction of around 200 other amphibian species.
In a Tuesday evening meeting lasting just one hour and seven minutes, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate passed a resolution in support of fossil fuel divestment at Stanford, a bill that extends the two-year term of the current CEO of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE) and a bill establishing an Undergraduate 50k Challenge mirroring the previous Senate’s spending initiatives.
ZAP and Sigma Chi residents have led a recent fundraising effort to aid three dining staff workers and their family who were affected by a recent fire, raising over $19,000 in total.