Beginning in fall 2019, Stanford University Libraries plans to start transforming the first floor of Green Library’s East Wing into a space showcasing the innovation and entrepreneurs born from Silicon Valley.
On Oct. 2, developmental biology assistant professor Alistair Boettiger and psychiatry and behavioral sciences assistant professor Manish Saggar received the National Institute of Health (NIH)’s New Innovator Award to fund their respective research projects on genome folding and the computational methods for understanding the human brain.
Stanford alum Livia Eberlin was one of 25 who received a $625,000 award from the MacArthur Foundation on Oct. 4 to continue her work in mass spectrometry and biomedical research.
A new student group, the Stanford Global Development Association (SGDA), aims to connect students to global development programming in an effort to increase awareness and understanding of international issues.
Bioengineering Ph.D. student Alex Ferris and electrical engineering Ph.D. student Sarah Hooper will be interning at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle this summer after being selected for the Hertz Fellowships in Global Health and Development.
Fliers recruiting participants for research studies conducted by the Graduate School of Business’ (GSB) Behavioral Lab, the Psychology Department, the Laboratory for Social Research and more can be found all around campus. Students participate in this research for a variety of reasons, but monetary reasons dominate the academic ones, raising concerns amongst researchers about maintaining representative and diverse samples.
Stanford’s Global Studies Division received a new grant from Global Studies Division director Jeremy Weinstein to fund a series of five courses aimed at increasing undergraduate exposure to global issues for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Napster co-founder Sean Parker has pledged $24 million over the next two years to establish the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy Research at Stanford. It marks one of the largest private donations to the allergy research in the U.S.