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Chasson Randle

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
hoto of Stanford senior and men's basketball player Anthony Brown dribbling down the court and being guarded by a Vanderbilt player. Photo credit David Bernal/isiphotos.com

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
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Docents ready to lead new central energy facility tours

by on March 27, 2015 4:00 am
RON GAWER, director of energy operations, recently led a tour for members of the Office of Sustainability and Energy Management who are training to become docents for the new central energy facility. The office is a department within Land, Buildings and Real Estate. The new facility, debuting in April, is the most visible symbol of… Read more Docents ready to lead new central energy facility tours
Marty Laporte

Marty Laporte receives water conservation award

by on March 25, 2015 5:53 pm
MARTY LAPORTE, associate director of utilities for environmental quality and water efficiency, has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards. The awards are given by a coalition of groups concerned about water conservation and the need for a strategic response to droughts and to a new era of water… Read more Marty Laporte receives water conservation award
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Wineburg elected to the National Academy of Education

by on March 24, 2015 5:28 pm
SAM WINEBURG, a leading scholar in the teaching and learning of history, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education. Founded in 1965, the NAEd advances high-quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice. Members serve on panels that address pressing issues in education and are engaged in academy… Read more Wineburg elected to the National Academy of Education
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University Archives celebrates women's basketball

by on March 23, 2015 5:38 pm
The UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES is featuring a new, small exhibit in the Albert M. Bender Room that celebrates the 25th anniversary of Stanford women’s first NCAA basketball victory. The Bender Room is on the fifth floor of the Bing Wing of Green Library. In the meantime, the current women’s basketball team has advanced to the Sweet… Read more University Archives celebrates women's basketball
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Stanford receives Investor Award from Redwood City Education Foundation

by on March 23, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford has received this year’s Investor Award from the Redwood City Education Foundation, in recognition of the university’s pledge to the RCEF of $250,000 over the next five years. The Investor Award honors companies for their substantial and long-term support of the RCEF and the Redwood City School District (RCSD), through gifts of time and… Read more Stanford receives Investor Award from Redwood City Education Foundation
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Deconstructing the 'dress' meme

by on March 19, 2015 5:09 pm
“The Dress” that erupted into a viral phenomenon last month led DAMON CENTOLA to investigate the optical illusion more deeply. Centola, a resident fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, studies the collective dynamics of social consensus. Last month, he and a colleague had a paper published about how the structure… Read more Deconstructing the 'dress' meme