Herbert Schwartz, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford’s School of Medicine, died on Nov. 13 at the age of 89. Schwartz and his colleagues were instrumental in founding the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in 1991.
This report covers a selection of incidents from Sept. 23 to Sept. 29 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin. Wednesday, Sept. 23: An individual’s reportedly cable-locked bike was stolen from near a bike rack outside Y2E2 sometime between June 1 and Sept. 22. An individual reported being the victim of an…
This report covers a selection of incidents from Sept. 16 to Sept. 23 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety bulletin.
In conjunction with celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Department of Comparative Medicine will begin accepting applicants for its new master’s program in laboratory animal science this fall. Accepted students-either into the master’s or coterminal program-can start the program as early as winter quarter.
The ASSU Constitutional Council voted four in favor of Stanford Students of Color Coalition (SOCC) with one abstention on Wednesday after hearing arguments for "The Stanford Review v. SOCC" over the weekend.
Despite the tensest American-Russian relations since the Cold War, students from both nations shared collaborative solutions to global issues at a student-run research forum hosted at Stanford in early April. Relations soured last March when Russian president Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, a region recognized as Ukrainian territory. The decision provoked international outrage and was followed…
Oak Creek and Rains Apartments will not be options in the autumn quarter Housing Draw due to the opening of a new three-story dorm being built at Manzanita Park. Rodger Whitney, the Executive Director of R&DE Student Housing and Chief Housing Officer, wrote in an email to The Daily that the new complex at Manzanita…
The Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI) project’s new Central Energy Facility began full operation on March 24, eight days ahead of schedule. The plant will significantly reduce both campus carbon emissions and campus freshwater usage, according to executive director of Sustainability and Energy Management Joseph Stagner. According to Stagner, Stanford’s old cogeneration plant, which was…
Stanford admit rates dropped to 5.05 percent for another record-breaking pool of applicants.
Sam Simon ’77, a cartoonist who played a major role in creating “The Simpsons,” passed away at his home in Pacific Palisades, California, on March 8 after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 59.
Ford Motors opened a new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto in late January that plans to further its partnership with Stanford’s Engineering Department and to accelerate the development of autonomous vehicle technology.
A district judge issued a court order requiring Stanford to provide periodic assessments of its removal of Lagunita Diversion Dam on Jan. 16. This new development is only one bump in Stanford’s long history of damned dams, as two environmental groups have filed multiple lawsuits against the university in recent years.
English celebrity chef Jamie Oliver cooked with eight selected Dining Ambassadors earlier today in the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons teaching kitchen as part of his campus visit to celebrate the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation’s new collaboration with Stanford Dining. All students were also treated to a special meal in Arrillaga and an opportunity to meet Oliver.
One extra point—seeking that extra point to improve a grade is often all it takes for a student to exhibit a case of academic dishonesty and violate the Honor Code in classes using clickers.
The Graduate School of Business’s (GSB) Ignite program concluded its nine week certificate program in innovation and entrepreneurship in Beijing this past weekend as students presented their final venture projects to a panel of industry leaders and expert investors.
Stanford’s Music Library recently acquired The Dennis Condon Collection of self-playing pianos and more than 7,500 music rolls, some of which are recordings of late 19th, early 20th century composers playing their own music.