No. 4 Stanford women’s squash (9-5) placed third in the Howe Cup from Friday to Sunday at the College Squash Association (CSA) National Championships, winning its opener against No. 5 Yale (10-5) 5-4, falling to No. 1 Harvard (12-0) 9-0 and securing its best finish in program history with a 5-4 win over No. 2 Princeton (15-4) in the consolation game.
Stanford men’s wrestling (3-0, 0-0 Pac-12) is hosting no. 22 Utah Valley (6-5, 0-0 Big-12) and Harvard (0-0, 0-0 EIWA) today at the Burnham Pavilion & Ford Center, marking the fourth and fifth dual meets for the Cardinal this season. Stanford has dominated the competition in each of its previous meets, most recently winning against No. 11 Northwestern (2-4, 0-1 Big-10); the team has also achieved unprecedented glory in national tournaments at Las Vegas and Chattanooga. However, today’s competition may test just how much glory the wrestling gods have in store for Stanford. The Wolverines have gutted behemoths like No. 13 Purdue (3-4, 0-1 Big-10) and No. 15 Rutgers (6-2, 0-1 Big-10) over the season, and the Crimson holds a 4-3 all-time record against the Cardinal.
On Tuesday, the White House announced President Trump’s intent to nominate Hoover Institution fellow and retired four-star Army Gen. John Abizaid as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia, a decision that would fill a position that has been vacant since Trump took office in January 2017.
On Tuesday, the Hoover Institution held a panel discussion on the challenges that technological change and the communications revolution pose to democracies.
Stanford filed an amicus brief supporting Harvard in the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard University case that is expected to wrap up on Friday.
Professor Irving Weissman M.D. ’65 studies the developmental biology of cells that create immune and blood-forming networks.
As part of Stanford’s ongoing Long-Range Planning process, the ResX Task Force has been working to develop a series of recommendations for improving residential life that will be presented to Provost Persis Drell at the end of fall quarter.
On Thursday, Washington Post reported that, beginning in fall 2019, Stanford and Princeton will no longer require applicants to submit an ACT or SAT essay score. They join the ranks of Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and University of San Diego in waiving the requirement this year. University spokesperson E.J. Miranda wrote in an email to The…