This week’s Glamorous Grad Student, Diogo Peixoto, is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in neurobiology. Peixoto is researching the neural basis for perceptual decision making and the brain circuits that combine visual information to make categorical decisions. The Daily spoke with Diogo about his experiences in the lab and the path that led him to pursue neuroscience.
According to a recent study by Associate Professor of Psychology Jeanne Tsai ’91, the smiles of leaders from a specific nation reflect the way people desire to feel positive emotions within that culture.
Hack for Defense is an organization that serves as a platform to connect the Pentagon, Silicon Valley and Stanford University in order to solve some of the most pressing problems in national security.
This year, allergy season arrived earlier than usual and, according to Vaden, seems to be affecting more students around campus than past years.
In celebration of Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks U Stanford hosted a series of events throughout the day Thursday to allow the student body to show support for individuals around the world affected by autism and their families.
Cardinal Nights, Stanford’s organization for coordinating non-alcoholic events around campus, was nominated for Campus Activities Magazine’s Best National Campus Program Board. This magazine highlights the most successful activities happening on college campuses around the country.
Despite some mixed reviews, the new humanities-themed dorm set to open next fall has received generally positive feedback from members of the Structural Liberal Education (SLE) community.
YCore, a nonprofit organization seeking to reinvent volunteering for the millennial generation, hosted its launch party on Tuesday in which sponsors, partners and non-profit leaders came together to share their vision for YCore.