Students seeking a "needs-driven" approach to were recently put through a series of emotionally frustrating hospital simulations to deepen their perspectives on medical challenges.
A Stanford research team led by Zhenan Bao, professor of chemical engineering and materials science and engineering, has recently created an easily degradable and flexible electronic device to navigate the widespread problem of electronic waste.
The application for the inaugural cohort of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is now open. A select group of up to 50 students will receive full funding from the program to begin graduate education at Stanford in the fall of 2018.
A School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences professor's study shows that years of over-pumping groundwater in California’s Central Valley is causing the ground to sink, permanently reducing its ability to store water.
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.
As a part of Wellness Week 2017 hosted by Stanford Mental Health and Wellness Coalition, students and families interacted with dogs in dormitories as well as petting zoo animals in White Plaza to promote happiness and relaxation.
Alpha Chi Omega (AXO) will officially join the Stanford Inter-Sorority Council (ISC) community this spring, becoming ISC’s eighth sorority chapter on campus.
1047 Campus Drive, formerly the residence of Stanford’s chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity, will be home to chapters of three Greek organizations on campus beginning in fall of 2017.
The fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon (SigEp) and the sororities Sigma Psi Zeta (SYZ) and Sigma Theta Psi (STP) were offered a shared opportunity to claim 1047 Campus Drive as the official house of their chapters at Stanford.
The Society of Women Engineers partnered with nonprofit Techbridge Girls to bring 30 middle school girls to Stanford and encourage interests in STEM.
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.
Stanford students, faculty and other community members are coming together to remember John McMordie ’15 with a memorial service in his honor at 1PM on Oct. 16 in Memorial Church.
The report, which details new data on crimes reported throughout the 2015 calendar year, shows an increase in reported sexual offenses and arrests related to drugs and alcohol.
On Sept. 26, Stanford students held an event to commemorate the disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College in Ayotzinapa, Mexico.
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.
Stanford professor emeritus Theodore “Ted” Anderson died on Sept. 17 at the age of 98 from heart failure.
Almost 200 Stanford-related domain names on GoDaddy’s auction site, raning from $8 to $30,000.
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…
The Daily’s investigation into stimulant use at Stanford has tracked students’ motivations for experimenting with stimulants, the impacts of such a culture on health and the mechanics and ethics of the stimulant market.
Canvas, a digital tool developed by the software maker “Instructure,” which manages course-specific learning, is set to replace CourseWork as Stanford’s main learning-organization system.
A report recently published by the Economic Policy Institute suggests that United States schools may not be trailing behind those of other countries as much as previous studies have suggested.
As of last week, computer science (CS) has become the most popular major on campus among women.