The MobiSocial Computing Lab, an industrial affiliate program in the School of Engineering, recently began accepting entries for its first-ever design competition for middle and high school students interested in developing mobile phone applications.
More than 100 works of art from the Cantor Arts Center have been made available online for in-depth public viewing through a new partnership between the Center and the Google Art Project.
Sheryl Sandberg spoke at Stanford as the 2013 Jing Lyman Lecturer, discussing her new book and philanthropic enterprise, “Lean In.” The book focuses on the absence of leadership roles held by women around the world in fields ranging from business to government, and offers solutions to this lack of gender parity.
A research team headed by two School of Medicine professors has developed a new method for tracking adverse drug interactions using queries from Internet search engines like Google and Bing. The team’s discovery offers an alternative to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS).
The 6th Annual Crunchies Awards, a technology industry awards ceremony co-hosted this year by TechCrunch, GigaOm and VentureBeat, takes place on Jan. 31 at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. Twenty Crunchies categories will be awarded, with numerous companies founded or led by Stanford alumni nominated as finalists for major categories.
Keith Rabois ’91, chief operating officer of mobile payments company Square and former Stanford Law School student, has resigned over allegations of sexual harassment.
Greg Smith ’01 is a former executive director and vice president of investing banking firm Goldman Sachs.