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Stanford in Government celebrates 50 years of idealism

by on July 10, 2013 4:00 am
More than 350 alumni, faculty, students and friends gathered in Washington, D.C., last month for the 50th anniversary celebration of Stanford in Government (SIG), a student-led affiliate of the Haas Center for Public Service dedicated to increasing political awareness and connecting students to public service. The gathering was held in the historic Great Hall of… Read more Stanford in Government celebrates 50 years of idealism

GoStanford.com gets a new look

by on July 9, 2013 4:00 am
The web address is still GoStanford.com but the look is dramatically different. A website redesign, launched Monday, features more video and easier navigation on a number of platforms. The new GoStanford.com offers fans an emphasis on navigation with a cleaner design and quick links to vital content and information. There’s significantly more video content available… Read more GoStanford.com gets a new look

Stanford community invited to learn about the origins of the computer at two free exhibits

by on May 17, 2013 4:00 am
The Computer History Museum in Mountain View is hosting a weekend of free admission for members of the Stanford community. Staff, faculty and students can enjoy the main exhibit, “Revolution: The First 2,000 years of Computing,” as well as other attractions for free Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19. The Computer History Museum also is offering… Read more Stanford community invited to learn about the origins of the computer at two free exhibits

Colleagues rally to find bone marrow match for Stanford psychology professor

by on April 10, 2013 4:00 am
Over the past several months, colleagues and friends of Stanford psychology Professor NALINI AMBADY, who suffers from leukemia, have been trying to help her find a match for the bone-marrow donation that could save her life. Find out more about Ambady’s story by watching this video or by visiting nalinineedsyou.com.

Seven ways to get into the Big Game spirit

by on November 15, 2011 4:00 am
Still reeling from Saturday’s loss to the University of Oregon? Here are a few ways to move on: 1. Contribute to the “BIG DRIVE” and Support Second Harvest Food Bank: The Cardinal Council, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for the Stanford Athletic Department, is sponsoring  a competitive canned food drive between Stanford and the University of… Read more Seven ways to get into the Big Game spirit

A close encounter with the Stanford Band

by on November 1, 2011 4:00 am
Oh, the horror: The night before Stanford’s fabulous football victory over USC, the members of a wedding party – apparently unaware of the game – were innocently taking an elevator to the ground floor of the Pasadena Marriott for the marriage ceremony. They were quiet, dressed nicely, with an air of formality. Two cute and… Read more A close encounter with the Stanford Band

Clever with names? Computer Science could use your help

by on September 6, 2011 4:00 am
If you’re good at coming up with names (for children, pets, software, etc.), then the Computer Science Department is seeking your suggestions. Researchers are stumped by the task of finding a name for their ambitious new software/video approach to teaching, as described in a recent story in the Aug. 16 issue of Stanford Report. The… Read more

Stanford Football hosts Open House Aug. 21; scrimmage moved to Steuber Rugby Stadium

by on August 11, 2011 4:00 am
Stanford football fans will have an opportunity to preview the Stanford football program on Sunday, Aug. 21, at an Open House event at Stanford Stadium and Steuber Rugby Stadium. The Open House will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Fans will have an opportunity to… Read more Stanford Football hosts Open House Aug. 21; scrimmage moved to Steuber Rugby Stadium

Calling all kids: Super Spikers volleyball clinic dates set

by on April 28, 2011 4:00 am
Stanford women’s volleyball welcomes all kids K-8th grade to participate in the 2011 Super Spikers Volleyball Clinic Aug. 14 and 21. Each clinic runs from 2 to 5 p.m. at a cost of $20 per clinic. The clinics will focus on ball control, spiking, passing, setting, serving, digging and blocking. The Aug. 14 clinic, which… Read more

Anirudh Rao's first-hand account of the quake in Japan

by on March 14, 2011 4:00 am
Doctoral student ANIRUDH RAO is back on the Farm safe and sound following a harrowing trip to Japan. Rao, who is working on his PhD in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was in Tokyo last week for a conference on urban earthquake engineering. He was on his way home and had just cleared… Read more Anirudh Rao's first-hand account of the quake in Japan