A big weekend lies ahead for Stanford’s No. 2 ranked women’s water polo team (3-0) as they prepare to host the Stanford Invitational. This weekend’s first matchup will be against the No. 8 ranked University of Michigan Wolverines (2-2) on Saturday at 10:15AM PST. The Cardinal will also play the No. 19 ranked Indiana Hoosiers (1-3) and No. 4 ranked Berkeley (3-0) later in the tournament.
PSYCH 148S: “The Psychology of Bias: Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination” is a three unit course where students gain an understanding of societal bias and ways to combat it. The class incorporates research and studies from social, cognitive, affective, developmental, cultural and neural perspectives to analyze the processes that reflect and perpetuate group biases.
At the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Medicine pediatric cardiologist David Axelrod is working on using virtual reality (VR) to model heart defects.
Although the race was the closest in history, the result was the same as usual as Stanford claimed the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, awarded annually to the nation’s best intercollegiate athletic program, for the 19th straight year.
Social media websites like Twitter can play a key role in increasing visibility for small businesses, according to a recent study led by Elizabeth Blankespoor, associate professor of accounting at the Graduate School of Business.
Coursera, a start-up founded by Stanford computer science professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, officially launched today, announcing new partnerships with Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan, in addition to its existing partnership with Stanford.
A recent report by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) showed that a new approach to handling preventable medical errors has reduced liability premiums at Stanford hospitals by $3.2 million per year.
Gary Glazer, professor of diagnostic radiology, died on Oct. 16 after a long battle with prostate cancer, according to a statement on the School of Medicine’s website. He was 61.