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Anne Kiremidjian

Stanford professor to receive highest honor from civil engineering society

by on August 13, 2014 4:00 am
ANNE KIREMIDJIAN, a Stanford professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been named a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. She will receive the award – the society’s highest honor – at the ASCE Global Engineering Conference in Panama City, Panama, in October. Kiremidjian was honored for her career achievements in probabilistic seismic… Read more Stanford professor to receive highest honor from civil engineering society
A young fan at the 2013 Football Open House

Stanford Football Open House scheduled for Saturday

by on August 12, 2014 4:00 am
Stanford Athletics invites fans of all ages to the free 2014 Open House in Stanford Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 16. Meet student-athletes from all fall sports teams, participate in drills on the field and get autographs from the entire 2014 football team. Schedule of Events 10:00 – 11:50 AM: (Elliott Practice Fields) - Football Open Practice… Read more Stanford Football Open House scheduled for Saturday
Michele Barry

Stanford global health chief launches effort to help contain Ebola

by on August 8, 2014 6:00 pm
As the Ebola epidemic continues to spiral out of control, MICHELE BARRY, MD, director of Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health, has launched a fundraising campaign to help combat the outbreak in Liberia. On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the situation a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – the worst outbreak… Read more Stanford global health chief launches effort to help contain Ebola
Kareem Edouard

Fellowship helps bridge technology and education

by on August 8, 2014 4:00 am
Sleeves rolled up, coffee by your keyboard, you hunker down and dig into that new online course. But then it comes: the inexorable pull to Facebook, email, news and sports links, and other virtual distractions. Soon it’s 15 minutes learning, 45 minutes surfing. DANIEL GREENE is addressing the growing problem of online distraction and student… Read more Fellowship helps bridge technology and education
rainbow flag flies outside the "firehouse"

Stanford makes top of the list of Princeton Review's LGBT-friendly campuses

by on August 7, 2014 4:00 am
In  Princeton Review’s latest college rankings, Stanford was named the nation’s No. 1 LGBT-friendly campus for its welcome atmosphere for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The list is based on current students’ answers to the survey question: “Do students, faculty and administrators at your college treat all persons equally, regardless of their… Read more Stanford makes top of the list of Princeton Review's LGBT-friendly campuses
David Kennedy at TEDx Stanford

David Kennedy at TEDxStanford: 'Not your daddy's military'

by on August 6, 2014 4:00 am
DAVID M. KENNEDY is a professor emeritus of history at Stanford, where he has taught for more than 40 years. His book Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2000. His most recent book is The Modern American Military, published by Oxford University Press… Read more David Kennedy at TEDxStanford: 'Not your daddy's military'
Michael Baulch exits a Stanford Life Flight helicopter

Stanford Life Flight: 30 years of saving lives

by on August 5, 2014 4:00 am
In May 1984, a 70-year-old woman critically injured in a car accident in Santa Cruz County became Stanford Life Flight’s inaugural mission. With that incident, Life Flight was established as the first helicopter emergency services program in the Bay Area, and Stanford Hospital & Clinics became the first medical center in the region to have… Read more Stanford Life Flight: 30 years of saving lives
Kavli Prize laureates meet with President Obama in the Oval Office

Stanford physics professor meets President Obama in the Oval Office

by on August 4, 2014 4:00 am
ANDREI D. LINDE, the Harald Trap Friis Professor of Physics at Stanford, was among several winners of 2014 Kavli Prizes who met with President BARACK OBAMA in the Oval Office last week.  The prizes are awarded to scientists who have made seminal advances in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. Linde was awarded the… Read more Stanford physics professor meets President Obama in the Oval Office
puzzle in Stanford Magazine

Stanford magazine puzzle tests your movie knowledge

by on July 31, 2014 4:00 pm
Want to take a peek at the answers? They are available on the Stanford magazine website.
Pamela Matson

Stanford's dean of Earth Sciences named to newly established Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

by on July 31, 2014 4:00 am
PAMELA MATSON, dean of the Stanford School of Earth Sciences, has been appointed to the board of the new Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to increase the scientific and technological research, innovation and partnerships critical to boosting America’s agricultural economy. U.S. Agriculture Secretary TOM VILSACK announced the… Read more Stanford's dean of Earth Sciences named to newly established Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research