Several Stanford websites were taken offline May 9 after being targeted by hackers looking to sell cheap software.
This academic year has seen a campus-wide initiative to increase the study of the humanities at Stanford. One of the stepping-stones in this initiative is an upcoming Admit Weekend event, titled “Creativity and the Human Condition: Humanities Research and Arts Endeavors at Stanford,” set for April 30.
Last Thursday, an advisory panel appointed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) released its recommendations for a new version of the Medical College Admission Test, or MCAT. The panel’s proposed changes include eliminating the writing section of the test and adding a social science section.
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld levels criticism at top members of the Bush administration, including current Stanford professor and former provost Condoleezza Rice, in his new memoir “Known and Unknown.”
Stanford kicked off RecycleMania on Sunday, marking its fifth year as a participant in the nationwide competition measuring recycling on college campuses.
College freshmen nationwide are suffering from record levels of stress, an annual survey of incoming students recently conducted by UCLA found. This trend was echoed in the sentiments of Stanford faculty and administrators.
Electronic health records do not improve health care quality, even when accompanied with decision-making software, according to a recent Stanford study.
A best-selling author and psychiatry professor discussed the American methamphetamine epidemic on Wednesday as part of the ongoing Stanford Health Policy Forum.
Palo Alto is the nation’s most expensive college town, according to a recent survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate.
A group of mechanical engineering graduate students have created a “recyclable laptop” that can be completely disassembled by hand in under 30 seconds.
Stanford’s Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) has revised proposed changes for its Marguerite shuttle lines after receiving more than 290 comments from the campus community on an earlier proposal.
California’s proposed high-speed rail system would likely cost taxpayers money even in the long term, according to Stanford management professor Alain Enthoven.
Despite a large decline in private donor support to the University, Stanford still rakes in more than other schools.
A “distress index” developed jointly by the Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality and New America Media and released in September reveals the worsening economic state of San Francisco’s most vulnerable residents and may shed light on where improvement in public policy can provide the most help.
While many students on campus sport T-shirts and flip-flops, a select group of seniors are donning suits and slacks as they stroll through White Plaza.
The Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center was dedicated in front of a crowd of 150 on Tuesday, inaugurating the latest addition to the Science and Engineering Quad. The formal dedication of the $30 million building was held in the Huang Center Amphitheatre and featured School of Engineering Dean Jim Plummer, President John Hennessy, lead donor Jen-Hsun Huang M.S. ’92 and Board of Trustees Chair Leslie Hume.
The Stanford School of Medicine on Wednesday opened the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, which the school expects will help transform the way in which physicians are trained.
The Cantor Arts Center announced the appointment of Elizabeth Kathleen Mitchell as the new Burton and Deedee McMurtry Curator of Drawings, Prints and Photographs. Mitchell will begin her duties, which include overseeing almost 7,000 artworks from the 15th to the 20th century, in November.
Much of the brainpower behind social games like Farmville comes from alumni of the Graduate School of Business, many of whom are involved in the founding and management of tech companies such as Zynga Game Network Inc. and Tapulous Inc.
Rains Houses, an apartment complex traditionally reserved for graduate students, welcomed 39 undergraduates this fall.
The Stanford Store is known for offering some of the lowest prices on University apparel -- that is, for the students who can find it. Now, the store is planning on moving this quarter from its current location behind Tresidder Union in an attempt to increase visibility.
A group of Stanford professors are pushing to increase the University’s focus on foreign language and culture, and leading the charge is French & Italian professor Dan Edelstein.
While cardinal and white have adorned Stanford’s halls for more than a century, some University researchers are favoring another color -- green -- these days as Stanford establishes itself as a leader in the clean-tech, or green-tech, movement that has swept Silicon Valley.