A silicon chip implanted into the brain can measure signals and pass them through an algorithm designed by Stanford researchers with more speed and accuracy than ever before to control objects outside the body.
Two-time Academy Award-winning writer, producer and director Bill Guttentag spoke Thursday evening about his experience writing for film and television in discussion with Stanford English lecturer Hilton Obenzinger.
Last spring’s special fees election results have resulted in budgeting changes for several student groups, including those whose petitions were not approved.
Beginning March 1, the Stanford Marguerite shuttle system will undergo extensive changes intended to improve efficiency for its riders, make better use of its budget and decrease its environmental impact. Every line, except the Ardenwood Express and Menlo Park routes, will have adjusted times, stops or routes.
Stanford hopes to develop a study abroad program in the Middle East within the next few years, said Robert Sinclair, Robert Burke Family director of the Bing Overseas Study Program. The Bing Program plans to first implement a three-week summer seminar in the region, hopefully in summer 2012, and establish a center and a more extensive program at a future time.
The recent installation of compost bins at some campus eateries and lessons in a new civil and environmental engineering class may signal a change in the way Stanford manages waste.
Rare is the opportunity to hear a first-hand, uncensored account of life in North Korea. Students had the chance to glimpse at the infamously closed country while listening to Gopalan Balagopal Friday in his presentation “Beginning with Children: Reflections on UNICEF’s work in North Korea,” a part of the Korean Studies Colloquium Series…