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Susannah Meyer

Stanford researchers use new algorithms for drug development

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Distinguished Chair in Chemistry Vijay Pande and his students have published findings that indicate potential for deep learning algorithms to boost the field of drug development. The team found success in a subset of machine learning known as “one-shot learning algorithms” to help in the decision making processes involved in developing new drugs.

Two Stanford students named 2018 Schwarzman Scholars

Clayton Garner ’17 and Kimberly Diane Chang M.S. ’16 were named 2018 Schwarzman Scholars, earning the opportunity to study in China for their master’s degrees. Garner and Chang were selected for the scholarship program along with 127 other students from 30 countries with a program acceptance rate of less than 4 percent.

Black Student Union’s new creative space showcases black identity at Stanford

The Underground, the Black Student Union’s new digital creative space, launched into action in the summer of 2016. The creator of The Underground, Aaron Barron ’18, described the site as a showcase of black identity at Stanford and as “an ongoing project to highlight student achievement, struggle and just reality.” The Underground website features a variety of creative works, including written pieces, collections of photographs and many other forms of art. Each piece of work is centered around the theme of the black experience at Stanford, and each student’s own personal journey and experiences.

AlertSU sends two sexual battery warnings

Over the past few days, the Stanford community received two notifications about a reported sexual assault taking place on Saturday, Jan. 16. The two reports detailed an incident that occurred around 8:00 p.m. on Saturday in a women’s restroom near Memorial Church. One report stated that a 15-year-old girl was groped through her clothing upon attempting to leave the restroom…
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