The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research hosted an all-day forum on Friday entitled “Sports Economics and Policy,” featuring several big-name speakers from the world of athletics.
Researchers at Stanford and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory may have discovered a new phase of matter, distinct from solids, gases, liquids and plasmas. Working in conjunction with scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley, the Stanford researchers made the discovery while studying certain properties of high-temperature superconductors.
Actor-director James Franco and poet Frank Bidart discussed their recent artistic collaboration in front of a packed audience in Dinkelspiel Auditorium on Monday afternoon.
U.S. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ’70 spoke in front of a large crowd in Tresidder yesterday evening. Lofgren discussed her recent efforts to pass the DREAM Act through Congress and the challenges that the bill may face going forward.
Stanford law school grads do not seem to have the same trouble in finding jobs as their peers do
Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine have discovered a new way to prevent the recurrence of a deadly form of brain cancer called glioblastoma. The breakthrough research, conducted on mice, could have a significant impact on how cancer is treated in humans.
Former head of the Central Intelligence Agency Jim Woolsey ’63 spoke Wednesday afternoon to a packed auditorium at Stanford Law School about the challenges that the future generation of policy makers will face in the Middle East.
The Stanford Board of Trustees’ announcement last week of an increase in the cost of attendance for the 2010-11 academic year marks an attempt by the University to find a difficult balance between its stated revenue needs and the concerns of students and families weathering a trying economic climate.