It took just one student to get the program started in 2006, after an undergraduate asked Bio-X Director Carla Shatz how to major in Bio-X.
After seven years of fundraising, the Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowships (SIGF) program, spearheaded by President John Hennessy, has reached its goal of attracting donors to fund over 100 new graduate student fellowships.
Summer is over and campus is buzzing with frosh.
Bathed in California sun, quintessential Stanford spots like Main Quad, White Plaza and Palm Drive look more beautiful than ever. But when NSO is over and the freshman dorms lose their luster (it won’t take long), you’ll likely find yourself wandering aimlessly into the depths of campus.
Don’t worry—The Stanford Daily is here to provide a roadmap of the greatest hidden buildings and spaces on campus.
The study of chemistry is enhanced by computer applications from the recent surge in technology. As a forerunner in computer science among universities, Stanford combines computational and chemical science, leading to new discoveries, interdisciplinary programs and Nobel Prizes.
Two teams of Stanford scientists have created long-sought-after neuroscience tools that allow researchers to observe living neurons signal to each other in real time.
The new Stanford Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics is predicted to improve the University’s reputation in the field, as well as draw top talent to Stanford.