The app received overwhelming acclaim upon release. Afterward, the team decided to submit the idea to the national Hacking4Defense competition in San Francisco, where they beat out stiff competition from over 200 other groups to advance to the final round.
April 4-7, 2018 was the first time that many of the current members of Stanford’s Spoken Word Collective attended the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) at Temple University. As an all-rookie team, they made it to finals, and this year, on April 10-13, 2019, at the University of Houston, they made it to finals…
I qualified for my first Olympic trials when I was 14 years old. Getting there was hard, but leaving the sport was harder. Synchronized swimming (now artistic swimming), as Wikipedia defines it, is a “hybrid form of swimming, dance and gymnastics, consisting of swimmers performing a synchronized routine of elaborate moves in the water, accompanied…
I got to listen to Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel talk with Julie Foudy last week for the recording of Foudy’s Laughter Permitted podcast. All three of them (if you don’t know who Foudy is shame on you, but also shame on me because I didn’t know either — she’s a Stanford alum and former US national team soccer standout) shared funny and endearing stories from their athletic careers. The one who stood out to me most, though, was Simone Manuel. She got a little overshadowed by Katie’s star power, which is understandable. But I think she made the most important point of the whole conversation.
For the first time since the student group’s foundation in late 2015, Stanford Applied Cyber was a national finalist in the two-day long simulation that mimicked the high-stress situation of a cyber attack.
NASA is losing the global space race.
How is that possible? NASA is today the preeminent organization in spaceflight, human or otherwise. With dozens of successful Mars probes, decades of continuous human presence in space, and plans for a manned return to the moon, NASA is far ahead of nearly all other spaceflight actors today. And yet, with all that, they are losing, because fewer and fewer people care.
In October, a team of five undergraduates earned a silver medal at the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition for their “Cerberus System,” which uses CRISPR technology to detect small molecules.
The Bechtel International Center’s screenings of the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup draws community members from around the world interested in soccer to support a wide range of teams.