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Former energy secretary discusses innovative solutions to meeting California’s green energy goals

As California strives to hit its 50 percent renewable energy goal by 2030 and a net-zero emissions economy by 2050, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz Ph.D. ’72 shared with the Stanford community the details of a report on how trends in green energy development and energy markets might enable California to meet these goals.

Faculty Senate talks poor economic outlook, passes bill supporting need-blind international admissions

Expecting still-rising costs and poor endowment performance, Drell spoke of “cost cutting” in response to low expectations for the University’s financial prospects. The Senate also unanimously passed a resolution expressing support for need-blind admission and need-based financial aid for international undergraduate students.

Stanford researchers criticize Theranos-like biomedical ‘unicorns’ for lack of published research

Today, a new generation of innovative biomedical startups continue to win billion-dollar valuations and massive infusions of venture capital as they promise to revolutionize medicine and disrupt massive healthcare markets. According to a new January paper authored by three Stanford researchers, many of these companies also publish little to no peer-reviewed research.