Category: In the Spotlight

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Stanford law professor inducted into the IP Hall of Fame

by on April 7, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford Law Professor PAUL GOLDSTEIN, a globally recognized expert on intellectual property (IP) law, has been inducted into the 2015 IP Hall of Fame. He joins Stanford Law Professor MARK LEMLEY and 66 other individuals chosen since 2006 from nominations made by members of the IP community around the world. Goldstein, the Stella W. and… Read more Stanford law professor inducted into the IP Hall of Fame
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Spirituality has a place at work, says Stanford's former dean for religious life

by on April 5, 2015 10:00 pm
In the video, created by Stanford Graduate School of Business, SCOTTY MCLENNAN, the university’s former dean for religious life, talks about how spirituality can have a place in the workplace.
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Chasson Randle sets Stanford scoring record

by on April 1, 2015 5:59 pm
CHASSON RANDLE, who is pursuing a master’s degree in psychology, has become Stanford’s new all-time scoring leader in men’s basketball with 2,350 points. Randle broke TODD LICHTI‘s previous record on Tuesday night when the Cardinal defeated Old Dominion 67-60 to advance to the NIT Championship game in Madison Square Garden. Stanford plays Miami tonight, Thursday,… Read more Chasson Randle sets Stanford scoring record
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'Topping-off' ceremony marks milestone in the construction of the new Stanford Hospital

by on April 1, 2015 4:00 am
While more than 400 physicians, staff, donors, community members, elected officials and volunteers looked on, a two-ton steel beam was hoisted into place on the new Stanford Hospital last week. They were joined by more than 75 iron workers who looked on from a vantage point on the second floor of the building’s steel framework—the… Read more 'Topping-off' ceremony marks milestone in the construction of the new Stanford Hospital
hoto of Stanford senior and men's basketball player Anthony Brown dribbling down the court and being guarded by a Vanderbilt player. Photo credit David Bernal/isiphotos.com

Stanford Men's Basketball will face Old Dominion tonight in Madison Square Garden

by on March 31, 2015 4:00 am
  Making its third trip to Madison Square Garden in four years, Stanford Men’s Basketball will face Old Dominion in the National Invitation Tournament this evening. “It feels great. Obviously, we were disappointed we didn’t get to the NCAA Tournament,” senior ANTHONY BROWN told the Associated Press  after the Cardinal’s 78 - 75 win over Vanderbilt,… Read more Stanford Men's Basketball will face Old Dominion tonight in Madison Square Garden
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Marty Laporte receives water conservation award

by on March 25, 2015 5:53 pm
MARTY LAPORTE, associate director of utilities for environmental quality and water efficiency, has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards. The awards are given by a coalition of groups concerned about water conservation and the need for a strategic response to droughts and to a new era of water… Read more Marty Laporte receives water conservation award
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Deconstructing the 'dress' meme

by on March 19, 2015 5:09 pm
“The Dress” that erupted into a viral phenomenon last month led DAMON CENTOLA to investigate the optical illusion more deeply. Centola, a resident fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, studies the collective dynamics of social consensus. Last month, he and a colleague had a paper published about how the structure… Read more Deconstructing the 'dress' meme
Andrus Peat will be among the Cardinal participating in Stanford's Pro Timing Day. (Photo: David Elkinson)

Stanford's Pro Timing Day draws NFL teams

by on March 18, 2015 5:40 pm
Fourteen former Cardinal student-athletes will display their talents before National Football League (NFL) representatives today as part of Stanford’s Pro Timing Day. The event will be broadcast live nationally by ESPN3. The coverage commences at 11:15 a.m. (PT). Participants hope to be drafted or signed as free agents in the NFL. Participants expected to participate… Read more Stanford's Pro Timing Day draws NFL teams
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Stanford and Duke student-athletes serve together

by on March 17, 2015 5:31 pm
Stanford and Duke have announced a joint civic engagement initiative for student-athletes from both institutions. The project, set to begin this summer, is being made possible through the vision and generosity of DAVID RUBENSTEIN and PETER and HELEN BING. Student-athletes from Duke and Stanford will work together in under-resourced communities in the United States and… Read more Stanford and Duke student-athletes serve together
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President John Hennessy delivers ACE's Atwell Lecture

by on March 16, 2015 5:44 pm
PRESIDENT JOHN HENNESSY recently gave the 2015 Robert H. Atwell Lecture at the annual meeting of the American Council of Education (ACE) in Washington, D.C. He addressed hundreds of college presidents on the issue of information technology and the future of teaching and learning. Since 1997, ACE’s annual meeting has opened with the Atwell Lecture,… Read more President John Hennessy delivers ACE's Atwell Lecture