Robert Mueller III, retired sixth director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), visited Stanford last week to give a talk on the FBI’s role in safeguarding national security and technology’s impact on the future. The event was sponsored by the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and held in the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Koret-Taube Conference Center.
Co-founders of Instagram, Kevin Systrom ’06 and Mike Krieger ’08 M.S. ’09, discussed how life at Stanford prepared them for entrepreneurship and their work at Instagram to an audience of 250 at Cemex Auditorium Tuesday evening.
Researchers from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and IBM published groundbreaking research on electronic material that has the potential to revolutionize modern technology.
Stanford Women in Business (SWIB) - a student group dedicated to providing opportunities for women interested in pursuing careers in business - underwent fundamental changes this year from event scheduling to expanding its audience to both genders.
In front of over a hundred students gathered in Cubberley Auditorium Monday evening, Julian Castro ‘96, current mayor of San Antonio, discussed how his life at Stanford prepared him for the political world and provided advice on how to make a difference through public service.
Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman Ph.D. ’77 is applying his passion for science in a unique way: by researching how to teach students to think like scientists and thereby revolutionize science education.
Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) and the Computer Science (CS) Department have launched a three-year joint degree program that will allow students to earn both MBA and M.S. degrees.