Ian Connolly and Jeffrey Yang, students of the Hassno Plattner Institute of Design (d.school) designed a foot brace to alleviate clubfoot in children.
A recent study led by Stanford researchers and published online on Dec. 16 brings the medical community a step closer towards the creation of a universal flu vaccine.
Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy have announced a new crop of seed grants for innovative research in clean technology and energy efficiency.
Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ) is a tradition that has students worrying. Some students worry about being awkward, some about mono and some about what clothing to wear—or the lack thereof.
From dorm bonding to smooching it up, frosh offer their expectations for Full Moon on the Quad 2013.
Placing fourth overall, Stanford’s handmade solar racecar, Luminos, was the top American finisher at the 2013 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
When Veronika Heckova ‘07 moved into her room in the four-class dorm Okada in 2003, she never expected that the person living next door, Albert Wu ‘04, would one day become her life and business partner.
Robert Harrison, professor of Italian literature, was recently awarded the diploma and honorific title of “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres,” one of the highest cultural honors in France, by Aurélie Filippetti, the French Minister of Culture and Communication.
As student groups rush to print out fliers for the upcoming activity fair, a new campus-based mobile app created to promote everything from brunch menus to sorority rushes may soon render this flurry of preparation obsolete.
Students can now gain access to food delivery within 45 minutes from over 60 restaurants in Palo Alto and Mountain View thanks to DoorDash, a Stanford alumni-founded startup hoping to leverage the needs of local small business owners and hungry clientele.
A new 75,000-square foot fitness center that features a 50-meter swimming pool, a well-lit rock climbing room and multipurpose fitness studios will open just west of Roble Field on Santa Teresa Street on Nov. 1.
This summer, the three books for the 2013 Three Books reading program not only arrived at the mailbox of every incoming freshman, but were also featured on OpenEdX, an online open course platform which allows students to discuss the books before they arrive on campus.
An effort to recruit Stanford community members for a Playboy photo shoot met with controversy and backlash yesterday, amidst concerns over the inappropriate use of University resources and the apparent focus of solicitation on communities of color.
ZAP and Sigma Chi residents have led a recent fundraising effort to aid three dining staff workers and their family who were affected by a recent fire, raising over $19,000 in total.
Jonathan Mayer, a graduate student in law and computer science, made headlines with his discovery that the Romney and Obama presidential campaign websites were leaking visitor information to third-party trackers.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. Located in the eastern foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains seven miles west of Stanford’s main campus, the preserve is home to about 16 species of mammals and 800 species of vascular plants, providing a natural laboratory for researchers from around the world and an open classroom for students and docent-led tourists.
Approximately 700 people gathered at Cemex Auditorium on Saturday for the second annual TEDxStanford event, which featured Stanford-affiliated speakers and performers including football coach David Shaw '94, Indian folk dance group Basmati Raas and Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb '12 M.A. '13.
In an effort to combat an ongoing trend of diminishing student interest, the Department of Economics will implement a set of sweeping curricular changes next year.
Mung Chiang '00 M.S. '00 Ph.D. 03, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, was recently announced as this year’s recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Alan T. Waterman Award for his application of mathematical analysis to wireless network design.
Due to student complaints, the developers of the iStanford app will withdraw the recently updated product on April 15, with a plan to re-release the app in several months after further adjustments.
Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) Student Housing has rescinded the proposed treatment of EV family courtyard lawns with herbicide, following protests last summer by Escondido Village (EV) residents.
As Stanford in Government (SIG) approaches its 50th anniversary this summer, leaders of the public service group have cited the occasion as a significant opportunity for fundraising efforts to boost SIG’s fledgling stipend program.
A record number of people—about 3,000—registered for this year’s Parents' Weekend, including about 130 grandparents and 80 siblings. Among them, over 90 percent of parents registered online.
In the two years since El Centro Chicano first began hosting clinical services provided by the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the initiative has received extensive student usage, according to students and administrators.