Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved a plan for the current Hotel Parmani to be demolished and replaced with a four-story, 99-room building intended to serve visitors of Stanford Research Park (SRP).
On Feb. 23, Stanford filed a federal lawsuit against multiple Hewlett-Packard companies, seeking millions in damages for HP’s purported chemical contamination of “substantial portions” of 1601 S. California Avenue — land that Stanford owns — during a grading project sometime between 1970 and 1999. The named corporations in the original lawsuit are Hewlett-Packard Company and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Agilent Technologies.
At next Wednesday’s Palo Alto Unified School District Board meeting, two names will be recommended to replace the names of Jordan Middle School and Terman Middle School, respectively. Among the nine finalists, which include seven deceased individuals and two geographic landmarks, are William Hewlett ’39, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, and Ellen Fletcher, former Palo Alto city councilwoman.
The Frederick Emmons Terman Engineering Center, which has housed Stanford’s engineering program since the 1970s, is currently being demolished. The space is scheduled to become a neighborhood park in time for autumn quarter 2012.
Hewlett-Packard and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital teamed up to introduce electronic, “patient-centered” dashboards in the hospital on Stanford’s campus, hoping to replace hand-written white boards and improve patient care.
Hewlett Packard (HP) announced yesterday that it plans to contribute $25 million over 10 years for the expansion of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) and for cutting-edge treatments and technologies there. The additional funding will also foster collaboration between researchers at HP Labs and LPCH.
If you want to join in on the tablet action but refuse to give Big Brother Apple any of your hard earned moolah, your alternatives might be slim at the moment. According to Wired Gadget Lab, a Mexican blog got some hands on time with HP’s iPad competitor — called the Slate — and was…
In a special guest lecture at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) yesterday morning, Prime Minister of Lithuania Andrius Kubilius provided an overview of the Northern European country and touted its commitment to innovation and higher education, as well as its investment-friendly environment for foreign companies.