While Stanford has often offered students an inside look at Silicon Valley entrepreneurship culture, the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars at Stanford (ACSSS) brought China’s Internet giant, Alibaba Group, on campus through a technological forum this weekend.
Since she was in high school, Josie Johnson ’13 knew she wanted to work in a museum. At Stanford, Johnson typed the word “museum” into the ExploreCourses search query and stumbled upon a class about being a student guide at the Cantor Center for Visual Arts. After learning about different skills and concepts such as…
For Stephen Kosslyn Ph.D. '74, moving from Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences to become the founding dean of the Minerva Project may offer a unique experience to redefine the collegiate experience.
As the partisan divides in American society continue to deepen, a team of Stanford researchers has developed an algorithm demonstrating the process behind that polarization -- and created Internet-based social systems to counter the trend.
Kari Nadeau, associate professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine, uses a seemingly counterintuitive treatment for her young patients suffering from severe food allergies: giving them doses of the things that could kill them.
Each quarter the Outdoor Education Program (OEP) offers one-unit introductory courses to expose students to outdoors experiences such as backpacking, rock climbing, backcountry skiing and snow camping.
The grants, which offer up to $1,500 of funding for projects in various areas within the arts, including architecture, creative writing, film, theater and dance.
KZSU, Stanford’s student-run radio station, has served the Farm since 1947 and is home to a mix of students, faculty, alumni and community members almost as eclectic as the music it broadcasts over the airwaves. Although many station members come and go over the quarters, a select few stick around for years, or even decades. One of them is Mark Lawrence '67, chief engineer of KZSU for 40 years and counting.
Women who obtain MBAs from the Graduate School of Business (GSB) earn 79 cents on the dollar compared to male graduates, the largest earnings gender gap among elite business schools in the nation, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek research published in December 2012. But representatives and students at the GSB have doubts about the Bloomberg survey…