Stanford University submitted its proposal today to build a $2.5 billion, 1.9 million square-foot graduate school of applied sciences and engineering in New York City. If the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) selects Stanford’s proposal, the city will grant the University land on Roosevelt Island and $100 million to develop its campus over the next 30 years.
The top-ranked women’s soccer team will welcome the Pac-12’s newest members, Utah and Colorado, to the Farm this weekend in games tonight and Sunday afternoon.
Stanford researchers announced the development of heart cells that can be paced with a light technology known as “optogenics” in a study published last week. The researchers, including lead author, postdoctoral scholar and doctoral candidate in bioengineering Oscar Abilez, described the ramifications of their invention in a press release by the Schools of Medicine and…
The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center awarded three grants this year to investigate the reduction of energy use in buildings.
As the College Board prepares to roll out its revamped Advanced Placement (AP) program in the 2012-13 academic year, Stanford plans to retain its current policy on AP credit, which is heavily biased toward the sciences and mathematics.
The board of trustees expects reports this year on the state of the School of Engineering, the earthquake risks facing the University and the next 25 years of land use at Stanford, board President Leslie Hume said in an overview of the board’s agenda on Tuesday.
There was no shortage of bright minds at the School of Engineering’s 11th annual eDay, which brought over 500 alumni and family members back to campus on July 17 to take classes on this year’s theme of “Techxtravaganza.” A number of Stanford professors and Marissa Mayer ’97, M.S. ’99, the keynote speaker and vice president of Search Products and User Experience at Google, taught the “Techxtravaganza” classes, which drew upon this year’s focus on electrical engineering and computer science.