Standing before a packed Memorial Auditorium on Monday, Bill Gates asked, “Are the brightest minds working on the most important problems?” Despite a number of significant breakthroughs over the past decades, the answer for Gates is far from a resounding “yes.”
Joseph Foreman, better known as Afroman, entertained a host of students at Tresidder Union Monday night. The event was sponsored by the Stanford Concert Network.
A week after a “last, best, and final” labor offer fell through, Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital are still at odds with nurses there.
Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom spoke at a packed Annenberg Auditorium on Thursday about social ecology systems, focusing on the theoretical framework behind cooperation in the commons. Ostrom, who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences with Oliver E. Williamson, was the first woman to win in that category. Throughout the lecture, Ostrom assessed how…
In its first iteration, the iPad also presents users with a noticeable change: the absence of a keyboard and mouse…
Following a week of anxious speculation, the jury is still out on the political and economic ramifications of Google’s decision last Monday to close its search service in China. Google has redirected its Chinese Web users to an uncensored search engine situated in Hong Kong for the past week.
Standing in stark contrast to rising tuition costs, a growing number of American universities are providing free online courses to the general public and, by the numbers, Stanford appears to be at the forefront.
The Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA) welcomed some 460 students to its annual pre-medical conference this Saturday.