A report from the Center for American Progress questions the extent of big-name energy companies’ control over sponsored research at Stanford.
Author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman called for technological innovation and government regulations that support global clean energy while lamenting “a values breakdown in both the market and in Mother Nature” over the last decade. He spoke on Wednesday at the second and final day of the Stanford Global Climate and Energy Project’s (GCEP) research symposium.
The Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) is set to review broad topics including the freshman experience, residential education, co-curricular activities and academic breadth. Committees will define their individual focus areas in coming weeks.
Stanford’s interdisciplinary studies so far have extended mostly to classes and research programs. But if David Geeter ’11 has his way, they will be part of a building – a green dorm, branded “LotusOne,” proposed for construction behind Bob, La Casa Italiana and Xanadu on the Row.
In the digital world, today’s hottest innovation can be obsolete tomorrow. But some inventions endure and are built upon and improved for so many years they’re hard to live without. Two of those inventions, created at Stanford, are FM synthesis and fluorescence-activated cell sorting.
Stanford has filed a petition to the Supreme Court seeking to appeal a Federal Circuit Court decision in favor of biotech company Roche Molecular Systems. The decision, made last September, denies the University full ownership on several patents on work by Stanford School of Medicine researchers…
German Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasized “freedom and partnership” in a speech at Stanford on Thursday where she called for strong international cooperation on winning the war in Afghanistan, repairing repercussions from the financial meltdown and fighting climate change…
Professor of mechanical engineering Chris Gerdes and his Dynamic Design Lab are preparing to run Mouton’s namesake, a white Audi TTS named “Shelley,” up the mountain again. But this time, there won’t be a driver.