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Stanford longevity center picks Design Challenge winners

by on April 19, 2015 11:00 pm
  The Stanford Center on Longevity last week chose students NICHOLAS STEIGMANN and MAIYA JENSEN from the California College of the Arts and their project, SPAN, as the winner of the second annual Design Challenge. The contest aims to encourage students to design products and services to improve the lives of older adults. This year,… Read more Stanford longevity center picks Design Challenge winners
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Catch the 2014 Stanford Roundtable on KQED this weekend

by on April 17, 2015 5:32 pm
If you missed the 2014 Stanford Roundtable, titled “The Climate Conversation You Haven’t Heard,” you’ll have an opportunity to do so on Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. on KQED Television. LESLIE STAHL, correspondent for 60 Minutes, moderated the discussion featuring global leaders on one of the most compelling issues of our time. Panelists included… Read more Catch the 2014 Stanford Roundtable on KQED this weekend
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Video: Stanford unveils its comprehensive new energy system

by on April 16, 2015 7:03 pm
On April 16, Stanford announced an innovative new approach to meeting its energy needs that will make it one of the world’s most energy-efficient universities.
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New video features LGBT Center

by on April 15, 2015 5:58 pm
BEN DAVIDSON, director of the LGBT Community Resources Center, premiered a new video showcasing the center at a recent staff meeting of Student Affairs.
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Wanted: a new handbook on macroeconomics

by on April 14, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford economist JOHN TAYLOR last week convened a meeting among some of the world’s most distinguished economists at the Hoover Institution to lay out the second volume of the Handbook of Macroeconomics.   Taylor, the Hoover senior fellow and professor of economics at Stanford, edited the highly acclaimed first volume of the Handbook of Macroeconomics, along with MICHAEL WOODFORD, an economics… Read more Wanted: a new handbook on macroeconomics
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Inspiration and perspiration: Stanford's Commute Club Photo Contest

by on April 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Last spring, Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) invited Stanford Commute Club members to submit photos illustrating why they use sustainable transportation to get to work. The “Why I Commute the Way I Do” Photo Contest garnered 93 total photo submissions from 41 Commute Club members. Of those, 16 winning shots were selected. They included stunning… Read more Inspiration and perspiration: Stanford's Commute Club Photo Contest
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Stanford center honors Asia correspondent with journalism award

by on April 7, 2015 10:50 pm
  Stanford’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) recently honored Wall Street Journal reporter JACOB SCHLESINGER with the Shorenstein Journalism Award. Schlesinger received the honor, which includes a $10,000 cash prize, for his work on Japan that spans nearly three decades. Since 2002, the annual award has recognized journalists who are outstanding in their… Read more Stanford center honors Asia correspondent with journalism award
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Docents ready to lead new central energy facility tours

by on March 27, 2015 4:00 am
RON GAWER, director of energy operations, recently led a tour for members of the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management who are training to become docents for the new central energy facility. The office is a department within Land, Buildings and Real Estate. The new facility, debuting in April, is the most visible symbol of… Read more Docents ready to lead new central energy facility tours
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University Archives celebrates women's basketball

by on March 23, 2015 5:38 pm
The UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES is featuring a new, small exhibit in the Albert M. Bender Room that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Stanford women’s first NCAA basketball victory. The Bender Room is on the fifth floor of the Bing Wing of Green Library. In the meantime, the current women’s basketball team has advanced to the Sweet… Read more University Archives celebrates women's basketball
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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