Stories published in 2017

Software advances modeling of astronomical observations

Software developed by Stanford astrophysicist Giacomo Vianello models and combines otherwise incompatible astronomical observations. It contributed to recent research into the origin of antimatter near Earth.

An ‘accidental professor’ leads Stanford’s Faculty Senate

Elizabeth Hadly, professor of biology and faculty director of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, chairs the Faculty Senate, which is celebrating its 50th year at Stanford as it tackles such issues as student well-being, diversity, sustainability, free speech and long-range planning.

Stanford senior Madeleine Chang named a 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Madeleine Chang is one of four Stanford seniors and an alumnus who will head to the University of Oxford next fall to begin their graduate studies as Rhodes Scholars. This is the first in a series of profiles of the scholars.

Stanford Athletics —

Love named Heisman Trophy finalist

Cardinal junior running back and human biology major Bryce Love was named a Heisman Trophy finalist by the Heisman Trophy Trust on Monday.

Two Stanford students named 2018 Marshall Scholars

Joshua Lappen and Derek Wang plan to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford as Marshall Scholars. They are among the 43 students from across the United States selected to receive the prestigious scholarships.

Stanford Athletics —

Cardinal headed to the Alamo Bowl

For the ninth consecutive season, Stanford will play in a postseason football bowl game. The Cardinal will face TCU in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 28 in San Antonio.