Martin Hellman, electrical engineering professor and adjunct senior fellow for nuclear risk analysis with the Federation of American Scientists, released a report this week in collaboration with the federation calling on U.S. citizens and policymakers to take a wider view of global issues. Hellman argues that, in an era of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and climate change, American national interests are closely connected to “global security.”
Due to both visitor complaints and concerns about tree health, Stanford’s grounds management eliminates a number of caterpillars each year.
Amanda Calabrese ’19, Greta Meyer ’19 and Elijah Zenger ’19 are on a mission to create a more comfortable, more sustainable, leak-free tampon. Their idea, which originated in the “Technology Entrepreneurship” class last fall, quickly gained attention from professors and funders, and will, they hope, turn into a marketable product soon.
Two years ago, noise from parties on the Row would wake up political science professor Clayton Nall’s infant child at two or three in the morning. Despite Nall’s short commute, says his wife Marina Gruver: “We hate it here.”
The City of Palo Alto’s multi-year “Upgrade Downtown” infrastructure and street improvement project, slated for completion in 2021, promises repaved streets, widened sidewalks and a new downtown parking garage.
Yoga to the People aims to bring yoga to students of all backgrounds, skill levels and incomes. In addition to San Francisco, the studio has locations in New York, New York; Tempe, Arizona; and Berkeley, California.
Both mother and daughter moved to the U.S. from Britain to pursue educational and career opportunities. They co-founded the Yasmin Leadership Academy, which provides career coaching and scholarships to young women.
Although DCI fellows attend lectures alongside younger students, they do not usually write papers, take exams or attend section meetings, and they do not receive grades for their coursework.