Although the decision has already been made to renew funding for four more years of the online alcohol education program AlcoholEdu, University and county officials are still monitoring the ramifications of the survey data that in part bolstered the program’s renewal bid.
New York-based website Ultrinsic.com allows students to place bets on potential course grades, a practice that has university officials "appalled."
The University this summer announced it would fund AlcoholEdu for four more years, citing survey results about the program “that suggest it works at Stanford.” Now, administrators are explaining the methodology behind their survey, whose results are part of a package Stanford presents to the county to keep its exemption from a local alcohol ordinance.
Despite initial predictions by the Office of Undergraduate Admission of a decreased yield rate for the Class of 2014, a record-high 72 percent of 2,300 admitted students accepted their offers of admission this year.
Residential Education cited the School of Education's new minor degree offering as evidence of a growing interest in education among undergraduates.
As early as mid-July, Stanford and federal agencies could come one step closer to finalizing a 50-year habitat conservation plan for the California tiger salamander and other species on University property.
WhatApp.org, an application rate-and-review project spearheaded by Ryan Calo, a law fellow at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, attempts to assess various Internet applications and sites.
Last night’s Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting was cut short when some council members, enraged by Student Housing’s recently announced plans to convert five Rains apartment buildings from graduate to undergraduate housing next year, left early to attend a town hall in protest of the change.
For college seniors applying to graduate or professional schools, the research, application and decision-making process is intensely hands-on and drawn-out...
Now Liu, amid some criticism, is President Obama’s nominee to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Could seeing a virtual replica of yourself exercising or eating healthy food encourage you to be healthier in real life?
Performing the complete works of Johann Sebastian Bach is no small task, but for University organist Robert Huw Morgan, it’s all Bach, all the time...
The death of Yichao Wang, a visiting Chinese doctoral student, of complications after a bicycling accident on Feb. 3 has both saddened Stanford community members and spurred many to take action to heighten bike safety awareness on campus.
Wednesday’s Graduate Student Council (GSC) meeting ran the gamut of issues, from special fees policy to campaign spending caps for ASSU executive races to the appointment of an internal auditor for student group finances.
Early Saturday afternoon, Dance Marathon first-timers and veterans alike arrived at the Arrillaga Alumni center...
In many sectors of campus, including housed Greek life, some say that sexual assault cases--nine of them in student residences in 2008--go unmentioned. This quarter, a group calling itself Fraternity Men Against Violence believes it can change that discussion.
Graduate School of Business alumna Yoriko Kishimoto, former Palo Alto mayor and City Council member, is running for a 21st district state assembly seat — the only woman among three candidates in the race.
Last night, Stanford became the most recent stop along infamous anti-creationist blogger Paul Zachary “PZ” Myers’s Northern California college tour, with visits to eight college towns in eight days.
The dry season in sub-Saharan Africa is a brutal six months of minimal rainfall, widespread malnutrition and community dislocation. However, according to a study by Jennifer Burney, a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford’s Program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE), solar-powered drip irrigation systems may provide a viable long-term solution.
What do geophysics and space sciences have to do with dog fighting and gang activity? Not much at first glance. Nevertheless, Stanford Solar Center director Deborah Scherrer has become an active part of the campaign against dog fighting and animal abuse in the Bay Area.