On July 2, Dfly Systems, a startup founded by three Stanford students, was acquired by SunPower, a solar technology company with Stanford origins. The acquisition was announced later in the summer.
The McMurtry Building, the new home for the Department of Art and Art History, is scheduled for completion in spring 2015, and if all goes according to plan, the facility will open in the fall of 2015.
The Juneau, Alaska, district attorney will not bring charges in a sexual assault case filed by Leah Francis against another Stanford student.
Stanford professor of mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani has been awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, the most prestigious honor in mathematics.
Stanford economists and Graduate School of Business professors Robert Wilson and Paul Milgrom M.S. ’78 Ph.D. ’79 were awarded the Golden Goose Award for their work applying game theory to telecommunication networks and marketplaces in the United States.
Beginning this year, Stanford’s popular introductory computer science (CS) courses, CS 106A: Programming Methodology and CS 106B: Programming Abstractions in C++, required interested students to apply before being able to join during the summer quarter.
On July 11 and 12, over a hundred military vehicles from the private collection of Stanford alumnus Jacques M. Littlefield MBA ’73 will be auctioned off at the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation in Portola Valley.