The Computer Science department is collaborating with students to address ethnic diversity in the field.
A joint political science study by Stanford and Dartmouth College researchers may have violated University policy and state laws for its use of Montana’s official state seal on campaign mailers that ranked the political ideology of nonpartisan state Supreme Court candidates.
Joseph McNamara, former Hoover Institution research fellow and San Jose police chief passed away to cancer last month. He was 79.
George Knoles PhD ’39, former Stanford history professor and chair of the history department, passed away this summer at the age of 107.
Immune responses to influenza strengthen during pregnancy, Stanford study finds.
Touch of Grey, Uncle John’s Band, China Cat — learn why these Palo Alto houses are as eccentric as their names.
At first, Daniel Greene, a fourth year Ph.D. student, couldn’t believe what his friend told him about baking bread each night and having impromptu dance parties in the kitchen at Synergy, one of the seven Stanford cooperative living communities. When Greene visited the Farm for a conference and stayed in Synergy, he was blown away by the friendly community he experienced in such a short time.
The University evacuated and closed down Tresidder Memorial Union and surrounding buildings Tuesday morning in response to a report of a suspicious backpack found stuffed in a newspaper dispenser between the CoHo and Jamba Juice around 8:55 a.m.
New Stanford information security measures are underway, including a modified and more versatile two-step authentication system to be deployed this year, according to Michael Duff, assistant vice president and chief information officer.
“My Fair Lady,” the first student-produced musical theater production held in Bing Concert Hall, opens tomorrow.
This year’s Commencement Weekend, will also feature Fred Turner, associate professor of communication, giving the Class Day lecture and Zen Buddhist priest and poet Norman Fischer giving the Baccalaureate address.
While the East Coast ploughs through frozen weather, California is currently under a drought emergency. In order to get a better understanding of what caused the extreme weather predicament, The Daily spoke with Daniel Swain, third year Ph.D. student in environmental earth system science.
The Office of the University Registrar has made changes and notations to its course-scheduling proposal addressing student concerns over 8:30 a.m. class start times.
Claude Steele, dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSE) and professor emeritus of psychology, was named the next executive vice chancellor and provost of UC-Berkeley on Monday.
The current director of the Office of Community Standards (OCS), Koren Bakkegard, will step down to serve as associate dean of Residential Education (ResEd) beginning today.
Stanford Law School alumna and former Google Inc. executive Michelle Lee J.D. ’92 will serve as deputy director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) beginning Jan. 13 until a new director is named.
Mary Barra M.B.A. ’90 was unanimously named the next CEO for General Motors. She is the first woman to hold such a high position in the auto company.
Merrill Newman M.A. ‘55, a Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran who was detained in North Korea for over a month, is scheduled to return home on Dec. 7.
DAILY NEWS BRIEF: A team of earth and atmospheric scientists claimed that the U.S.’s methane emission is about 50 percent higher than previously recorded. The difference is due to an underestimation of the impact of human activities in methane emission.
A new report co-authored by Willian Damon, a professor in Stanford’s Graduate School of Education urges a re-imagining of youth civic education in classrooms with a focus on getting students to more actively participate in learning democratic fundamentals.
Geraldine “Dindin” Baniqued ’14 was shocked when she heard that Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, her home country, on Nov. 8.
The Stanford Law School, thanks to a gift from the late Ray Bright J.D. '59 and in collaboration with the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, announced its inaugural recipient for the new Bright Award.
The Palo Alto City Council voted unanimously Monday night to allocate funds for police officers in the city to wear body-mounted video cameras. Nine officers will pilot the camera technology, designed to collect video evidence when officers are away from their vehicles.
San Mateo County issued an order on Sunday for residents to shelter in place and close all windows to avoid spreading smoke from a fire at a Redwood City metals-recycling plant.