A team of Stanford and Columbia University researchers have found that U.S. grasslands may be more sensitive to atmospheric dryness than rainfall. They examined 33 years of satellite data to draw their conclusions.
Pamela Matson announced Tuesday that she will step down as dean of the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences after a 15-year tenure.
A previously private talk by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor has been opened to all Stanford faculty, staff and students. The event will take place on March 10 in Memorial Auditorium.
University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne declined to officially declare Stanford a “sanctuary campus” in a Thursday meeting with a coalition of students and campus workers pushing Stanford to take a stronger stance in defense of undocumented community members.
Two recent Stanford graduates have won the 2017 Gates Cambridge Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
At least 5,000 years before Spanish soldiers first set foot on California soil, the ancestors of the present-day Muwekma Ohlone tribe lived, fished and buried their dead on the land that was to become Stanford University.
Meghan Shea ’17 was named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar-elect on Nov. 19. Considered one of the oldest and most celebrated international fellowships, the Rhodes Scholarship funds two to three years of study at the University of Oxford for 32 outstanding students each year.
According to a new study co-authored by Professor Adam Brandt, the greater part of methane emissions in the United States can be traced to a small number of “super emitting” natural gas wells.