University administrators and local government officials continue to differ, meanwhile, on whether further revisions will take place before the project moves forward.
A research team led by Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Jennifer Dionne has made a significant step towards the eventual creation of an invisibility cloak, having designed a metamaterial that interacts with a wide range of wavelengths of light.
After a rocky season, the No. 40 Stanford men’s tennis team qualified for the NCAA Championships in Malibu, Calif., through an at-large bid and will face off against No. 20 LSU in the first round of the tournament this Friday.
A team of Stanford researchers recently unveiled a new low-cost, high-capacity, hybrid flow battery that can stabilize fluctuations in wind and solar power to enable greater use of renewable energy sources.
Stanford+Connects, a four-year outreach initiative launched by the Stanford Alumni Association, recently kicked off an 18-city event tour as part of an effort to bring University content and connections to alumni communities worldwide.
With the departure of last year's two top players, men's tennis sophomore John Morrissey had big shoes to fill this season, leading a relatively young team against some of the toughest competition in the nation.
Social media websites like Twitter can play a key role in increasing visibility for small businesses, according to a recent study led by Elizabeth Blankespoor, associate professor of accounting at the Graduate School of Business.
The top three competitors in this year’s Stanford Women in Business (SWIB) Fantasy Stock Exchange (FSE) used a trading algorithm for the first time in the competition's history, allowing them to make thousands of trades and achieve daily rates of return above 20 percent.
As students prepare to vote in this week’s ASSU elections, some voters’ decisions will be informed by candidate endorsements from influential student groups.
No. 41 Stanford fell 3-4 to No. 7 Pepperdine in a non-conference match on Wednesday, dropping the doubles point for the first time in five matches but picking up half of the singles matches en route to a close defeat.
At their last meeting before the ASSU’s spring elections, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate debated the possibility of altering the body’s bylaws to allow future senators to study abroad during their term.
This week’s ASSU elections will mark not only the selection of the University’s student government representatives but also the opportunity to for students to amend—for only the ninth time in over 40 years—the ASSU Constitution.
Stanford (7-7, 0-2 Pac-12) hopes to earn its first conference win after back-to-back losses against No. 3 USC and No. 2 UCLA last weekend.
University administrators have announced plans to merge Class2Go, Stanford’s online course platform, with edX, a nonprofit online learning enterprise founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), producing a joint open source online learning platform that will first be available in June.
A video produced by Code.org—a nonprofit foundation dedicated to increasing computer literacy—lamenting a lack of high school programming courses has sparked interest and controversy among students and professors, with some expressing concern that computer science (CS) has attained too prominent a role at Stanford.
The No. 49 Stanford men’s tennis team will play host to No. 2 USC tomorrow in the Cardinal’s first official match of the Pac-12 season.
Researchers make a breakthrough in solar cells and the School of Medicine receives a $7 million grant for childhood cancer research
A citizen coalition called Fair Share at Stanford is pressuring the Board of Trustees and University officials to intervene in a tax dispute involving one of Stanford’s tenants, alleging that the tenant has unjustly withheld millions of dollars in taxes from Santa Clara County. The University has declined to involve itself in the case.
At the ASSU Undergraduate Senate’s March 12 meeting, senators struggled with two amendments to the ASSU Constitution. One amendment was withdrawn after extensive debate, while the other was initially approved for the spring election ballot before senators realized it hadn’t received the necessary two-thirds approval.
The No. 49 Stanford men’s tennis team defeated unranked Boise State 4-3 on Sunday, marking its second-straight victory after a dominating 7-0 performance against Furman on March 7.
The No. 49 Stanford men’s tennis team clinched a decisive 7-0 victory at home against unranked Furman on Thursday, ending a four-match losing streak and bringing their season record to 4-5. “This is a match we should win every time, but it’s also a match we needed to win,” sophomore Robert Stineman said. “We feel…
President Barack Obama has nominated Ernest Moniz Ph.D. '72, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) physicist, as the next U.S. Secretary of Energy.
As the ASSU Undergraduate Senate prepares to discuss for the third straight week a bill put forward by Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) supporting selective divestment from Israel, SPER and the Stanford Israel Alliance (SIA) have both received outside statements of support from prominent individuals, including Nobel Prize winners and congressmen.
Undergraduate representatives of the Asian American Activities Center recently sent out a new student survey on faculty diversity in an effort to inform and advance advocacy efforts for a broader range of backgrounds within the faculty body, according to involved students.