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Ariella Axler

Radical to Constructive: A Vision for Pro-Palestinian Advocacy Reform

It is disappointing that the advocacy messages of the National SJP conference preach the opposite of respect and tolerance by focusing on blaming and delegitimizing Israel and the nation’s support from America, its strongest ally.

Parkinson, GPS pioneer, shares journey of tech

The 1973 creation of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology, which uses satellites to determine precise locations on Earth, changed industries ranging from aviation to robotics. Professor emeritus Bradford Parkinson, the engineer and inventor known as the architect of GPS, delivered a “Stanford Engineering Hero” lecture Monday about his work.

Research ties death rates, social factors

Internal Medicine Professor Mark Cullen and his interdisciplinary research team published a study last week that illustrates the relationship between death rates and socioeconomic and environmental variables. Cullen and his research team focused the study on 22 socioeconomic and environmental variables that together prove to be better indicators of early death than race or geography.

StartX panel commends program

Student entrepreneurs from the Stanford StartX accelerator gathered at a panel Wednesday night to share insights from their experiences developing companies. The event was a part of Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from Feb. 27 to March 7 and aims to showcase the best of entrepreneurship in the Stanford community.

Pathways to public service

With investment banking interviews, start-up recruitment and the chaos of summer job applications, winter quarter is a time when many students contemplate the direction of their career path. For some of these students, the private sector seems the logical next step for post-Stanford pursuits, but for others, the public sector has its own appeal. For these students, the Haas Center and Stanford in Government (SIG) team up together each year to offer a competitive summer internships program.

From research to retail

The federally funded National Science Foundation (NSF) program made its debut on the Stanford campus in the fall. I-Corps is the first NSF program that assists scientists and engineers in creating start-ups by transitioning their ideas and inventions into a viable business.
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