The Program in Human Biology will offer a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree option to majors beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year.
The Interfacial Dewetting and Drainage Optical Platform (i-DDrOP) machine recently developed at Stanford is promising to make contact lenses more comfortable. The i-DDrOP, which enables scientists to closely study the eye’s protective tear film, was described in a report published in the March issue of Investigative Opthalmology and Visual Science.
The accelerated single variable calculus classes Math 41 and 42 will be phased out in 2017-2018, according to Stanford’s Department of Mathematics.
Cantor Arts Center completed a five-year long initiative to inventory and digitize its collection. Publication-quality photographs of 34,000 items in the Cantor collection are now available to the public on an online database.
The inaugural Levchin Prize for Real World Cryptography was awarded Wednesday at the Real World Cryptography Conference (RWCC), held annually at Stanford. Phillip Rogaway, professor of Computer Science at UC Davis, as well as the international miTLS research team each received $10,000 for their work on cryptography.
The language requirement for undergraduates applying to the Stanford Overseas Program in Florence has been waived for the spring 2016 quarter in an attempt to make the program more accessible to students.
Stanford’s new Master of Science in Community Health and Prevention Research (CHPR) will prepare students to prevent health crises by analyzing and addressing societal and infrastructural shortcomings.