“Innovation” is a quintessential Stanford buzzword -- after all, it’s the alma mater of countless entrepreneurs over the years. The research generated by its intellectual ferment has been one of the largest driving forces for the Bay Area’s high-tech industry. Not to downplay its significance, establishing a comparable environment is no easy task, and the word serves as a beacon for those who dream of similar academic and economic successes.
Deported immigrants may have misunderstood 'stipulated removals,' says SLS study... An Arillaga-funded fitness center rises at SLAC... Medical School instructor on studying elephants in Namibia... Stanford news from around the Web for September 9, 2011.
Stanford Hospital records breach confirmed... Potential new material shows unusual combination of superconducting and magnetic properties... Proposal to legalize marijuana goes to Palo Alto City Council... GSB professor Jeffrey Pfeffer on truth... Stanford news from around the Web for September 8, 2011.
School of Engineering undergrad program is top 10, says U.S. News... Computer science team releases tool to uncover online activity on PC's... School of Medicine Dean's Medal to be awarded Sept. 10... HP awards research grant to mechanical engineering professor... Stanford news from around the Web for September 7, 2011.
Stanford Hospitals plans out-of-state clinical collaboration... Study shows topography of autistic brain... Biology prof. Virgina Walbot on corn versatility and growth... Stanford news from around the Web for September 5, 2011.
High-speed rail could overlap Caltrain tracks, says study... Over 58,000 sign up for the widely available online course “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence”… SLAC staff scientist wins Spicer award… Parasite tricks rats into being sexually attracted to cat urine, suggests study… Stanford news from around the Web for August 18, 2011.
Possible matchup between Sharapova and Williams at BotW… Med School’s Freidenrich Center breaks ground… Research team develops ‘flexible’ nanowires… Physics prof. Helen Quinn on science education… Stanford news from around the Web for July 28, 2011.
‘War ethics’ the theme for this year’s Three Books… Palo Alto Art Center kicks off renovation… Binge drinking in female teens harms girls more than guys… The rise of the JediBot… Stanford news from around the Web for July 18, 2011.
A more practical law education… “Do Not Track” feature in Web browsers doesn’t guarantee your browsing data stays private… PG&E to start testing Palo Alto gas lines… School of Education Dean Deborah Stipek on high school… Stanford news from around the Web for July 14, 2011.
Sociology prof elected ASA president… Emotion regulation ‘at the dentist’s office’… Water management study… School of Medicine prof on judging pain… Stanford news from around the Web for July 7, 2011.
Stanford Lively Arts awarded $500,000 grant… U.S. Dept. of Education launches tuition rankings list… Warming could alter wine landscape, study says… Stanford grads show startup spirit… Carragee on potential bias in papers on Medtronic device… Stanford news from around the Web for June 30, 2011.
Women’s Cancer Center opens Monday… Alum’s startup to introduce “light-field” camera… Hoover fellow pushes dispensary legalization in Palo Alto… Two SLAC scientists each awarded $2.5 million grants… Stanford news from around the Web for June 23, 2011.
Hospital delays expansion after complaints… Board of Trustees approves University budget, construction projects… Palo Alto approves city budget… Alum elected to Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board… Jaramillo on “green energy” and price law... Stanford news from around the Web for June 21, 2011.
School of Medicine professor wins genetics prize… Voting on Stanford Athletics Fans Choice Awards opens soon… SLAC scientists find ordered structure in amorphous metals… Donald Emmerson on Vietnam and China’s territory conflict… Stanford news from around the Web for June 16, 2011.
Peter Timmer, visiting professor at the Freeman Spogli Program on Food Security and the Environment, and Michigan State University professor Thom Jayne debated how to promote “food security” in developing countries on Thursday. The lecture was the fourth session in a series presented by the program that brings experts in food economics to speak at Stanford.
The University is soliciting contractors to take control over the management of Governor’s Corner Dining Society, also known as the Suites eating clubs. According to Suites eating club chief executive Morgan Priestley, Student Organized Services (SOS), which also manages Row chefs and trains some self-op staff, will receive the contract.
Siva Vaidhyanathan, professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, spoke about the benefits and dangers of Google on Monday -- a topic especially close to home, given that the Internet giant’s founders are Stanford computer science alums.
The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) responded to a one-alarm call at Kappa Sigma at about four p.m. Thursday after a plasma TV box full of combustible packing material caught fire on a balcony
The model shop at Stanford’s Product Realization Lab (PRL) is expected to be operational May 18 following last month’s fire, according to PRL co-director Craig Milroy. The Apr. 23 blaze caused the Stanford Fire Marshal to briefly close the model shop, and led to machinery damage and an almost month-long repair process before classes can resume work there.
On Saturday evening, five fire trucks from the Stanford and Palo Alto fire departments responded to a blaze at the model shop, which is part of the University’s Product Realization Lab (PRL).
Faculty unveiled the Revs Program at Stanford Thursday in a daylong symposium examining the culture of the automobile.
Social dues collected by Row houses can’t be spent on alcohol anymore, according to a Residential Education (ResEd) policy that goes into effect spring quarter. The change comes as ResEd increases its oversight of Row finances and revises some unpopular policies put in place fall quarter.
Student loan defaults at Stanford remain low, but a regulatory change prompted by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act requires universities to measure their default rates over three years instead of two, which could reveal more students missing payments.
The fight between Stanford and biotechnology firm Roche Holdings AG is heating up as the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear the patent dispute. The lawsuit could upset current interpretations of the Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, which defines the ownership of patents that arise from research at federally funded institutions.