In 2018, Stanford announced a new solar initiative to meet its clean-energy goals, scientists made advances in therapies for stroke and in vision for autonomous cars, scholars launched a data-driven initiative to help journalists fight misinformation, among many other advances. For students, the year brought athletic titles and opportunities to interact with visiting scholars, artists and other leaders and to travel worldwide for educational and public service purposes. The year also saw a Stanford senior named a Rhodes Scholar, and faculty earning the Fields Medal, the Turing Award and other honors. Here’s a roundup of those and other highlights from the year.
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