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Missing the Dish? Try the Matadero Creek Trail

by on July 19, 2015 12:27 pm
Suffering hiking withdrawal symptoms due to the temporary closure of the Dish? Then try the Matadero Creek Trail. You can enter the 1.5-mile trail from one of two places: either at the southeast corner of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway or at the corner of Coyote Hill Road and Page Mill Road. If you… Read more Missing the Dish? Try the Matadero Creek Trail
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Stanford's Yi Cui honored for innovations in sustainability research

by on July 17, 2015 4:00 am
YI CUI, associate professor of materials science and engineering, is among five innovators who were recently honored with the 2015 Resonate Award from California Institute of Technology’s Resnick Sustainability Institute. The award recognizes researchers who have developed creative solutions to cutting CO2 emissions. “Yi Cui has made original and innovative contributions to a broad area… Read more Stanford's Yi Cui honored for innovations in sustainability research
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Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12

by on July 15, 2015 5:19 pm
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) has recognized MATT KANAN, assistant professor of chemistry, as one of the most talented young chemists in the world. C&EN is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. The magazine created its first-ever Talented 12 list, and recognized Kanan as one of the “path-paving young researchers and entrepreneurs… Read more Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12
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High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development

by on July 14, 2015 3:15 pm
A new group of 107 teachers have been named 2015 Stanford Hollyhock teaching fellows. These high school teachers, representing 34 districts in 17 states and the District of Columbia, will come to Stanford this summer for the beginning of a selective two-year professional development program. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this… Read more High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development
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Documentary film celebrates 25th anniversary of Stanford's Solar Car Project

by on July 13, 2015 4:07 pm
A team of Stanford students has begun testing a new solar-powered car to compete in the October 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, a grueling 2,000-mile race across the Australian outback. The high-tech vehicle, called Arctan, was designed and built by members of the Stanford Solar Car Project, a hands-on engineering program launched by and for… Read more Documentary film celebrates 25th anniversary of Stanford's Solar Car Project
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Legal eagle summer reading

by on July 13, 2015 4:00 am
From World War II to classical music, Stanford Law School professors are exploring themes in an eclectic variety of books this summer. The law school has put together a list of those reads, and below are a few juicy titles you might also consider carrying in your tote bag all the way through Labor Day:… Read more Legal eagle summer reading
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CISAC expert gives Senate testimony on encryption

by on July 10, 2015 4:00 am
It’s a technique that’s been used to calculate the odds of everything from the likelihood of a nuclear meltdown to the chances of getting sick from eating bad seafood. On Wednesday, a Stanford scholar told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that he hoped probabilistic risk analysis could help move the ball forward in the debate… Read more CISAC expert gives Senate testimony on encryption
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Windhover commended for providing a serene oasis on campus

by on July 9, 2015 4:00 am
Windhover, a contemplative center at Stanford designed around large abstract paintings of birds in flight, has won several design awards in recent months. Windhover, which opened last fall and is available for use by members of the Stanford community, features four paintings created by the late Nathan Oliveira, an internationally acclaimed artist who taught at… Read more Windhover commended for providing a serene oasis on campus
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New Stanford center sharpens neuroscience focus

by on July 8, 2015 4:00 am
Making neuroscience research more reliable is the goal behind a new Stanford center. All it takes is big data and high-performance computing. In the big picture of neuroscience, this approach will benefit health and medicine throughout society, say the faculty involved. Building those tools should be no problem, thanks to a new $3.7 million, three-year… Read more New Stanford center sharpens neuroscience focus
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Stanford student-athletes at the World University Games

by on July 6, 2015 4:00 am
Twenty-six student-athletes and four coaches will represent Stanford at the 2015 World University Games, continuing through July 14 in Gwangju, South Korea. The 2015 national champion Stanford women’s water polo team, led by head coach John Tanner and associate head coach Susan Ortwein, will compete for the United States. Other teams being represented are women’s… Read more Stanford student-athletes at the World University Games