Researchers at Stanford University recently showed that watching Fox News or MSNBC correlates with voter decisions.
Two Stanford professor emeriti were named recipients of the National Medal of Science by President Barack Obama on Friday.
Researchers Seok Woo Lee ‘09 Ph.D. ‘11 and Yi Cui from Stanford and Yuan Yang and Gang Chen from MIT have found a new battery technology that captures waste heat and converts it into electricity, a finding which was published in the journal Nature Communications last week.
The 16th Undergraduate Senate convened Tuesday night for its fifth and final meeting of the spring quarter. The Senate discussed two bills on the floor.
Stanford archaeologist Laura Jones is one of three Stanford faculty members to win the Amy J. Blue Award. As director of heritage services and special projects, Jones has been celebrated as “a champion of all things Stanford” and for setting a high ethical benchmark in the care of tribal remains. Jones was recognized by President…
Assistant Professor Ada Poon of the Electrical Engineering department recently invented a safe method to transfer energy to medical chips in the body. The technology, which was reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, wirelessly transfers power into the body. As waves travel differently when they come into contact with different materials,…
During the fourth meeting of the 16th Undergraduate Senate on Tuesday, several student groups took up the Senate’s previous invitation to attend the Senate’s weekly meetings in order to discuss ambiguities and concerns over general fees funding
Last night’s meeting of the 16th Undergraduate Senate saw the continued discussion of the lack of funding facing general fees groups.
The second meeting of the 16th Undergraduate Senate focused on recent problems associated with group funding and the possibility of forming political unions at Stanford, as well as a resolution supporting the continued presence of popular eatery Ike’s Place on campus.
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) has awarded six proposals seed grants for researchers seeking collaboration with partners from developing countries, providing up to $10,000 for travel support and living expenses for research groups.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences – one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies, and a leading independent policy research group – has elected eleven Stanford professors to its 2014 class.
The final meeting of the 15th ASSU Undergraduate Senate began with the swearing-in of recently elected ASSU Executives Elizabeth Woodson '15 and Logan Richard '15 on Tuesday evening. Woodson and Richard were sworn in by Administration and Rules Committee Chair John-Lancaster Finley '16, who will also serve in the 16th Senate.
The penultimate meeting of the 15th ASSU Undergraduate Senate focused principally on the continuation of last week’s discussion of a measure to provide the Stanford African Students Association (SASA) with emergency funding following the group’s failure to obtain special fees funding.
Tuesday night’s meeting of the 15th ASSU Undergraduate Senate featured an introduction from newly elected ASSU Executives Elizabeth Woodson '15 and Logan Richard '15 and the discussion of various funding issues.
The 15th Undergraduate Senate convened Tuesday night to discuss last minute concerns over the SAFE Reform proposal – a constitutional amendment that aims to reform the student activities funding process and that will be voted on by the student body later this week – as expressed by some students and the influential Students of Color Coalition (SOCC).
Two members of the 15th ASSU Undergraduate Senate will seek re-election to a second term through this year’s spring ballot, making them the first incumbent Senators to do so in three years. The Daily sat down with Senate Chair Ben Holston '15 and Senator John-Lancaster Finley '16 to discuss their time in office and their plans for their second term.
The 15th Undergraduate Senate convened Tuesday night to discuss lingering concerns about the SAFE Reform proposal—a bill meant to help simplify the current student activities funding system—and to finalize decisions on bills regarding Graduate Student Council (GSC) funding and the Green Store
The 15th Undergraduate Senate convened Tuesday evening to discuss lingering concerns voiced by several student groups about Student Activities Fee (SAFE) Reform.
Although graduate students may seem to occupy a Stanford of their own, a number of graduate-level classes remain open to willing undergraduates. The Daily took a look at some of the best courses on offer for undergraduates in search of a challenge.
The 15th ASSU Undergraduate Senate discussed the Student Activities Fee (SAFE) Reform proposal at its meeting Tuesday evening.
The 2014 Nominations Committee (NomCom)—a seven-member group charged with selecting student representatives to University committees—has experienced a decline in student interest compared to previous years, with the number of applicants falling from 227 last year to 203 this year.
Following an unexpectedly large increase of 20 percent in the total amount of special fees requested by student groups this year, Senate Chair Ben Holston '15 and Appropriations Committee Chair Angela Zhang '16 spent the last week modifying the special fees budgets of various student groups in an effort to mitigate any rise in the student activity fee levied on all students.
The Stanford community holds mixed opinions on the potential benefits and harm from the California state legislature’s recent decision to pass a bill that will elevate the state’s minimum wage from $8 an hour to $9 by July 2014 and $10 by January 2016. The bill, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, will create the highest minimum wage in any state in the United States and cap California’s steady increase in its minimum wage standard over the last two decades.
Last weekend, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 551, which was initiated by the research of two Stanford Law School (SLS) graduates, Nicholas Reed ‘02 JD ‘12 and Juan Carlos Cancino ‘02 JD ‘08.