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Swimmers Manuel, Neal and Ledecky collect 14 medals at the World Championships

by Stanford Athletics on August 2, 2017 2:23 pm
Cardinal swimmers LIA NEAL, KATIE LEDECKY and SIMONE MANUEL combined to win 14 medals at the FINA World Championships in Budapest July 23-30. Ledecky and Manuel each won five golds, and Neal added two more. Ledecky added a silver and Manuel earned a bronze to give Stanford the highest medal count of any NCAA program… Read more Swimmers Manuel, Neal and Ledecky collect 14 medals at the World Championships
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Visit the 'dome sweet dome' in the Science and Engineering Quad

by Kate Chesley on August 1, 2017 12:51 pm
Students in lecturer AMY LARIMER‘s Summer Arts Institute course Practicing Art + Architecture have created a geodesic dome in the Science and Engineering Quadrangle. They’d like you to visit it. And while you are there, please lounge inside, nap within, admire it from afar and take pictures of it. But whatever you do, don’t climb… Read more Visit the 'dome sweet dome' in the Science and Engineering Quad

First-year student has impressive showing at Bank of the West

by Stanford Athletics on July 31, 2017 3:01 pm
Incoming first-year student and tennis player MICHAELA GORDON had a surprising and impressive qualifying run at the Bank of the West Classic. The women-only professional tennis tournament, the first stop of the U.S. Open Series, is being held at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium through Sunday, Aug. 6. The tournament has been held at Stanford… Read more First-year student has impressive showing at Bank of the West
Noah Diffenbaugh

Noah Diffenbaugh appointed to California Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group

by Joanna Nurmis and Kate Chesley on July 29, 2017 3:49 pm
NOAH DIFFENBAUGH, professor of Earth system science and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, has been appointed by California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird to the state’s Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group. Diffenbaugh, who is one of 14 members of the group, studies the climate system, including the processes by which climate… Read more Noah Diffenbaugh appointed to California Climate-Safe Infrastructure Working Group
Devin McMahon

Graduate student Devin McMahon finishes first among women in the San Francisco Marathon

by Kate Chesley on July 27, 2017 4:00 pm
DEVIN MCMAHON, a PhD student in Earth system science, placed first among 2,355 women in the San Francisco Marathon on July 23. McMahon, who ran track as an undergraduate at Cornell, is pursing graduate work on sustainability of afforestation and plantation forestry as part of ROB JACKSON’s lab. Specifically, McMahon studies the long-term effects of… Read more Graduate student Devin McMahon finishes first among women in the San Francisco Marathon
Richard Thompson Ford, left, and David Alan Sklansky

Stanford Law professors Ford and Sklansky elected to American Law Institute

by Carla Spain on July 26, 2017 4:17 pm
The American Law Institute (ALI) recently announced 58 newly elected members, including Stanford Law Professors RICHARD THOMPSON FORD and DAVID ALAN SKLANSKY. ALI members are highly regarded judges, lawyers and law professors who are confidentially nominated by their peers, vetted by ALI’s Membership Committee and elected by the ALI Council. An expert on civil rights and anti-discrimination law, Ford (BA… Read more Stanford Law professors Ford and Sklansky elected to American Law Institute
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Samuel Cheshier receives funding from St. Baldrick's Foundation

by Kate Chesley on July 25, 2017 2:33 pm
Pediatric neurosurgeon SAMUEL CHESHIER, assistant professor of neurosurgery, has been awarded continued funding from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to assist in his research on malignant brain tumors in children. Malignant primary brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children and are a leading cause of death. Cheshier, the Ty Louis Campbell Foundation St.… Read more Samuel Cheshier receives funding from St. Baldrick's Foundation
Solomon Thomas

Catching up with Cardinal football players in the NFL

by Stanford Athletics on July 24, 2017 4:18 pm
Training camp begins this week for most teams in the National Football League. Stanford Athletics has caught up with the 33 former Cardinal football players signed to NFL teams, including SOLOMON THOMAS, who was the first-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers. Among the other players highlighted by athletics were wideout FRANCIS OWUSU, who… Read more Catching up with Cardinal football players in the NFL
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BeWell investigates the psychology of spending

by BeWell at Stanford on July 23, 2017 12:33 pm
Financial health is an essential component to wellness. To learn more about the thoughts, emotions and strategies that impact purchases, BEWELL spoke with AMBER DANFORD, chief retail and marketing officer of the Stanford Credit Union. What emotional appeals do advertisers use that impact my spending? Advertisers know that emotional appeals tend to sell products/services more… Read more BeWell investigates the psychology of spending
Bill Clebsch

University IT's Bill Clebsch retiring in August

by University IT Communications on July 20, 2017 2:14 pm
BILL CLEBSCH, University IT associate vice president, is retiring on Aug. 18. For 11 years, Clebsch has led the IT Services organization in University IT, which includes about 340 people in more than 20 work groups. Collectively, IT Services is responsible for Stanford’s data center planning and operations, research computing, network and communication services, infrastructure… Read more University IT's Bill Clebsch retiring in August