From developing an alternative test for colorectal cancer to researching ways to reduce greenhouse gases, many undergraduate students spend their summers contributing to professors’ research projects at the School of Engineering.
Stanford Law School (SLS) Dean M. Elizabeth Magill will leave the University in summer 2019 to assume the role of provost at the University of Virginia (UVA), Stanford News reported late last week. Magill will be the first woman to hold the position at UVA, where she earned her law degree in 1995.
According to a March perspective piece by three Stanford researchers in the New England Journal of Medicine, while there is tremendous potential for machine learning to aid in expanded electronic records, efficient data-mining and health monitoring, there are also relevant challenges that may hinder the efficacy of machine learning systems in medical practice.
Language tables clustered around and within the Language Center in the Quad offered glimpses into the cultures behind different world languages, featuring images and foods ranging from wagashi, a Japanese dessert, to mate, an Argentinian herbal tea. Students and language instructors stood by to speak with curious visitors.
Since transferring to Stanford and joining the political science research honors track, I have focused most of my individual research on veterans’ affairs and the military. The decision to study military history and theory, veterans’ political behavior and domestic public perception of veterans is intuitive given my upbringing. I was born in Hawaii and lived…