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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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Alumni honored for volunteer service with Gold Spike Awards

by on April 12, 2015 11:15 pm
  Alumni MARIANN BYERWALTER, AB ’82, and JOHN P. LEVIN, MA ’70, JD ’73, each recently received a 2015 Gold Spike Award, the university’s highest honor for volunteer service. The award is presented annually by Stanford Associates, an honorary organization of more than 2,600 Stanford alumni who have demonstrated significant and long-standing volunteer service to… Read more Alumni honored for volunteer service with Gold Spike Awards
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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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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
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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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Groundbreaking theater technology in the making

by on March 27, 2015 4:48 pm
When Stanford’s Ram’s Head Theatrical Society presented Les Misérables last year, it wasn’t just the telling of a tale of love and the power of the human spirit. It was a demonstration of ingenuity. Lighting designer MATT LATHROP ’16, developed a digitally operated remote control follow spot for the production. “Rather than using a typical… Read more Groundbreaking theater technology in the making