Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) and the Computer Science (CS) Department have launched a three-year joint degree program that will allow students to earn both MBA and M.S. degrees.
As student groups rush to print out fliers for the upcoming activity fair, a new campus-based mobile app created to promote everything from brunch menus to sorority rushes may soon render this flurry of preparation obsolete.
CS 184: Startup Engineering, a course first offered in winter quarter 2012, has moved online this summer as a free offering on Coursera, with enrolled students challenged to apply academic theories to the real world through the creation of a bitcoin crowd-funding system.
NuMedii, a new startup from the Stanford-affiliated incubator StartX, has taken a revolutionary approach to pharmaceutical research and development, using “big data” analysis techniques to leverage vast amounts of life science data in identifying drugs’ effectiveness and development potential.
Yiftee, a micro-gift startup founded in 2011, has partnered with multiple campus businesses to allow members of the Stanford community to send and receive items, such as a cup of coffee or a cupcake, from local merchants through their smartphones or online.