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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
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Video: Stanford's Clayborne Carson in Selma on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'

by on March 13, 2015 5:00 pm
CLAYBORNE CARSON, professor of history and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford, was in Selma, Alabama, last weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the day known as “Bloody Sunday,” when on March 7, 1965, voting rights activists were brutally attacked during a peaceful march. In this video,… Read more Video: Stanford's Clayborne Carson in Selma on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'
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Stanford economic summit to eye global economy, threats

by on March 12, 2015 4:30 pm
Europe’s ailing economy, the Islamic State’s threat to America, and what exactly are “millennials”? These are some of the issues up for discussion at Friday’s annual summit hosted by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. The daylong event will bring experts from around the country to Stanford to offer perspectives and discuss research on… Read more Stanford economic summit to eye global economy, threats
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Stanford Video wins at 36th Annual Telly Awards

by on March 11, 2015 5:51 pm
  STANFORD VIDEO, part of University Communications, won three bronze statuettes from the 36th Annual Telly Awards on March 9. Stanford Video, whose studios are located on Pampas Lane, is the university’s video production unit, offering services ranging from high-definition broadcast to classroom podcasts to videotape and streaming media. The Telly Awards honor “the very… Read more Stanford Video wins at 36th Annual Telly Awards
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Stanford environmental researchers work to put sustainability into action

by on March 11, 2015 4:00 am
  ANNA MICHALAK‘s study of the Earth’s climate could soon take a giant leap forward, when a newly launched satellite begins to deliver the most comprehensive available measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide ever obtained. A team led by Michalak, a faculty member in the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology, on Stanford’s campus,… Read more Stanford environmental researchers work to put sustainability into action
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High school students see science in action at Stanford

by on March 10, 2015 4:00 am
When the world’s most accomplished scientists gathered for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Jose recently, a cadre of the nation’s most promising high school scientists gathered too. Some of those students had an opportunity to experience science at Stanford during a visit to the SLAC… Read more High school students see science in action at Stanford
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Stanford graduate student wins journalism award

by on March 8, 2015 11:00 pm
AUSTIN MEYER, a Stanford journalism graduate student, won the annual win-a-trip contest with New York Times columnist NICHOLAS KRISTOF. “We’ll probably travel to India and Bangladesh, although Congo is an alternate possibility,” wrote Kristof, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Award, in announcing the honor. With help from the Center for Global Development, Kristof made… Read more Stanford graduate student wins journalism award
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Stanford’s annual Wellness Fair is “Going Green”

by on March 6, 2015 4:00 am
Every spring at Stanford, BeWell@Stanford and the Health Improvement Program co-sponsor a Wellness Fair. This year’s event will be held on March 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation. This year’s event theme is “Going Green.” More than 50 on-campus and nonprofit vendors will be on hand… Read more Stanford’s annual Wellness Fair is “Going Green”
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Stanford scholar co-authors study on the value of higher ed programs for inmates

by on March 5, 2015 4:00 am
  Giving prisoners the opportunity to get a college education is a worthy idea on many levels, according to Stanford researchers. Such access to higher education can help California build safer communities while boosting the economy with more brainpower – brainpower that is often overlooked and shortchanged, the authors wrote in a recent report. The… Read more Stanford scholar co-authors study on the value of higher ed programs for inmates