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Possible blood test for colon cancer

Up to half of people who should be screened for colorectal cancer do not get the routine procedure. A blood test to detect colorectal cancer being developed by Stanford doctors and materials scientists could help change that.

Stanford alumna Sally Ride remembered with residence hall renaming

Members of the campus community gathered to rename a residence hall in memory of pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, with her mother, Joyce Ride, in attendance. Also at the event, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne acknowledged and honored the contributions of Native Americans to Stanford University.

Newest American Academy of Arts and Sciences members

The Stanford faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, are scholars in the fields of education, performing arts, economics, law and mathematics.

ResX Task Force releases final recommendations

A report released Tuesday provides the task force’s proposals for the future of the undergraduate residential experience, which have been accepted by the president and provost.