Thomas Südhof, neuroscientist and professor of molecular and cellular physiology at the Stanford School of Medicine won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this morning.
Renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild, a professor at UC-Berkeley, explains in “The Outsourced Self” how a pervasive industrial mentality has eroded the organic social links of American society, replacing them with dating coaches, wedding planners and nursing homes as far as the eye can see.
Wheelz, buoyed by success in California, looks to expand nationally thanks to substantial financial backing.
During a time of funding shortfalls for universities and student groups across the country, the ASSU has not only avoided running a deficit, but has continued to add to its $1.2 million general fees reserves and buffer funds – in large part because it seldom fully spends the money it receives from student fees.
The University Entrepreneurship Report, released Monday by CB Insights, said that Stanford alumni raised the most funding of six universities studied for venture capital and angel deals from 2007 to 2011. Graduates or dropouts from the schools studied in the report – Stanford, Harvard, MIT, NYU, UC-Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania – were responsible for $12.6 billion in transactions over 559 deals.
CourseWork, Stanford’s centrally supported and oft-criticized class management system, has enjoyed a sustained growth in popularity among Stanford users even as faculty and University administrators continue to promote and develop attempts to complement or replace it.