Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the Hoover Institution on Wednesday to give a speech on U.S. policies in Syria. He said a continuing presence of U.S. troops in the country is needed to stabilize the area.
A new machine learning algorithm developed by Stanford researchers could help governments and resettlement agencies find the best places for refugees to relocate, depending on their particular skills and backgrounds.
A team of scientists including Lynette Cegelski and graduate student Wiriya Thongsomboon have discovered a new type of cellulose that offers opportunities for multiple advances from renewable fuel to antibiotics.
Herrington served as head of the Department of Public Safety for 30 years. Stanford awarded him the Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Award for Exceptional Service in 1994, praising “his gentle graciousness, extraordinary sensitivity and deep respect for human rights for all people.”
Stanford creates opportunities for meaningful engagement with the arts for students and the university community by inviting over 150 artists each year to campus to create, perform and discuss their work.
Biologists have wondered for centuries why plants and animals take the shapes they do. Now, researchers exploring the mechanics of cells and tissues are finding answers that might one day help engineers rebuild our bodies.
As events continue to unfold regarding federal immigration policy, a website has been created where Stanford leaders summarize the principles of the university’s support for international and undocumented community members. Also found on the site are links to resources for the Stanford community.
Stanford is among the U.S. universities included in a new report by the Association of American Universities summarizing campus initiatives to combat sexual violence. The report presents an opportunity to learn from others, Provost Persis Drell says.