Researchers at the School of Medicine have found that an increase in the presence of a heart donor's DNA in a recipient’s blood is an early indicator of organ rejection.
Various student groups have begun the petitioning process to get special fees requests on this year’s ballot, the largest of which topped $185,000.
Many current seniors are branching out to different career paths after graduation, looking beyond Career Development Center (CDC) listings and career fairs in their job search.
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies hosted a discussion on the Egyptian popular uprising yesterday, drawing commentary from history professor Joel Beinin and political science assistant professor Lisa Blaydes. History professor Robert Crews moderated the event, which took place in the Bechtel Conference Center.
The School of Medicine in August distributed iPads to its 91 incoming first-year students as part of a trial to incorporate the device into the school’s academic experience.
Graduate student researcher Rune Nielsen was killed in a car accident early on Dec. 18 at Middlefield Road and Hawthorne Avenue in Palo Alto.
In September 2005, Stanford purchased a 35-acre portion of land at MidPoint Technology Park in Redwood City, intending to use the MidPoint facilities for administrative offices that did not need to be housed on the Palo Alto campus. But five years later, the Redwood City campus remains undeveloped.
Angie Cicero has lived in the same rental house in Union City for 25 years. But since the home’s owner died several years ago and left the house to Stanford, Cicero has faced the prospect of eviction. Under the recent settlement reached by the attorneys of Cicero and Cathleen Sterling, the will’s trustee, Cicero will move out of her long-time rental house in exchange for the payment of her housing costs for the next five to 10 years.
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev visited the Silicon Valley with a goal to develop an innograd, a mecca for tech industry modeled after the Valley, in the Moscow suburbs. Following visits to Twitter, Apple and Cisco, Medvedev presented a 10-point plan to boost Russia’s tech industry in Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Wednesday, June 23.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice '86 recalled her memories of being a Stanford student and urged graduates to take an active role in bettering the world during her address at the 119th Commencement on Sunday, June 13 at Stanford Stadium.
The somber tone of Tuesday night’s vigil contrasted sharply with the character of Wednesday afternoon’s protest.
Before becoming the 16th United States Poet Laureate in 2008, Kay Ryan had never even taken a creative writing class. But this winter, she was teaching one at Stanford.
Hip-hop artist Common spoke in Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday night, encouraging students to find their own paths and always strive for greatness.
Tuesday night’s in-house draw for Suites residences was the first with a “partial fill” option, which resulted in confusion for many residents and residential staff during the three-and-a-half hour room assignment process.
For Stanford students seeking to complete projects in the arts, two major grant-funding sources provide financial support for arts projects, but cannot be used to compensate performers. The restriction presents distinct challenges for students hoping to complete projects in music, dance, theatre and other performing arts, which are popular ventures at the end of spring quarter, when students present senior recitals and other end-of-year performances.
David Kennedy '63, professor emeritus of history, was elected co-chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board last week.
Last week, amid financial turmoil, Greek Prime Minister George A. Pompandreou requested an international bailout to rescue his country’s faltering economy...
Media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner spoke on Wednesday afternoon at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) as part of the school’s student-run View from the Top speaker series.
A team of Stanford engineers has managed to harness electrical energy directly from algae cells. The researchers believe that this result represents the first step toward generating “high efficiency” electricity from living plants.