Researchers from the School of Medicine have found that the blood of young mice may have a restorative effect on the mental capabilities of older mice, a discovery that could open up new therapeutic approaches to treating human afflictions like Alzheimer’s disease.
Following Monday’s protests over alleged cultural appropriations of Cinco de Mayo’s Mexican heritage, both the organizers and critics of “Pi Phiesta”—the Pi Beta Phi fundraising event that served as a flashpoint for many protestors—have expressed optimism that a recent dialogue may have set the tone for more appropriate celebrations of the day in the future.
Ike’s Place, the popular sandwich eatery located in the Huang Engineering Center, will leave campus at the end of this academic year at the expiration of its current contract.
Elizabeth Woodson '15 and Logan Richard '15 have been elected as the 2014-15 ASSU Executive with 66 percent of the vote after two rounds of balloting, beating out Lauren Miller '15 and Geo Saba '15.
Sixty-two slates have declared their intent to seek various elected offices within the ASSU through this year's spring ballot. The deadline for declaring candidacies and gathering petition signatures passed Sunday evening.
A Slavianskii Dom staff member was fired and the house’s resident assistant (RA) driven to resignation last week, following fallout from a drug-centered event hosted at the house.
The Daily sat down with Sorkin to discuss his background, the challenges of covering Wall Street and what we can expect from the financial sector in the years to come.
“We often forget...what the other side of the cliff looked like [in 2008],” said financial journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin to a packed Cubberley Auditorium on Saturday afternoon. “[We forget] how bad it was...and how far we were about to fall.”
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Moscow has been indefinitely suspended pending a review of the program's practices and objectives.
McFaul added that Stanford will be his “base of operations” for “the immediate future,” though he plans to remain involved with some specific Obama administration projects as well.
Investigations on the full extent and severity of an “apparent breach” on Stanford’s information systems infrastructure over the summer continue this fall.
Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Weinstein has been named chief of staff to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, marking a return to government service for the former National Security Council staffer.
Stanford will replace all diplomas issued over the past four quarters in order to correct an outdated signature, according to an email sent Thursday morning by the Office of the Registrar.
All SUNet ID holders have been advised to change their account passwords as a result of “an apparent breach” in Stanford’s information technology infrastructure, according to an email sent to the Stanford community on Wednesday evening.
Crown Prince Philippe M.A. '85 has been sworn in as the new King of the Belgians, ascending the throne on Sunday following the abdication of his father, King Albert II.
Coursera, the online learning platform founded by Stanford computer science professors Daphne Koller Ph.D. ’94 and Andrew Ng, recently raised $43 million in venture capital funding, as the firm prepares to double its employees and expand into international and mobile markets. Coursera, which has attracted more than 4 million student signups in less than two…
Philanthropist John Arrillaga '60 made a $151 million gift to Stanford last week, in the largest single gift by a living donor to the University.
Strikingly, a mobile-friendly website creation service, has taken a circuitous but ultimately promising route to defining itself within the market, aiming – in the words of one previous slogan – to “conquer the world with one page.”
Addressing entrepreneurship, immigration reform and the American Dream, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a keynote address to the Class of 2013 during Stanford's 122nd Commencement ceremony on Sunday.
The Stanford Board of Trustees heard a report from new School of Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor and approved the University’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year at its June meeting.
The Faculty Senate heard reports from both Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Harry Elam and the Emeriti Council on Thursday afternoon, in the body’s final meeting of the academic year.
Susan Rice '86, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been tapped as the next national security advisor to President Barack Obama.
A Stanford junior and several other individuals have been falsely depicted, by a fake news release as leaders of a campaign to boycott Iran and other Middle Eastern nations.
The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) has received a $5 million gift from the Stanton Foundation to establish a faculty position in nuclear studies.