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A frosh seminar explores the uses of randomness

The course Randomness: Computational and Philosophical Approaches helps students understand some of the ways randomness touches decision-making across a range of disciplines, from computer science to economics to quantum mechanics, and how they might better choose when—and how—to employ its advantages.

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The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability is designed to catalyze solutions to our most urgent environmental challenges

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability is designed to catalyze solutions to our most urgent environmental challenges.

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Arizona Garden has a thicket of stories to tell

On the edge of campus sits a historic cactus garden with a thicket of stories to tell. STANFORD magazine reports.

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What to read this summer

STANFORD magazine’s summer reading list features faculty-recommended books that tackle today’s big issues.

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What to read this summer: Stanford experts recommend books that tackle today’s big issues

Stanford magazine asked Stanford experts what books to read about mental health, work, the environment and more of today’s big issues.

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Watershed moment

Dams help us. Dams harm us. Now, longtime adversaries are coming together to bridge that uncomfortable divide.

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Brains and heart: Michelle Monje works to cure a devastating childhood cancer.

In her work to cure a devastating childhood cancer, neurologist Michelle Monje has upended the field of brain tumor research.

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Deliberation nation

STANFORD magazine spoke to Stanford scholars about how improving civic literacy can reinforce democracy.

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Five ways to prepare for a longer life

Today's youth likely have decades of “extra” time coming to them. Psychologist Laura Carstensen wants them to spread those years out.

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Life is sweet

Carolyn Bertozzi wanted to see and work with the sugars that coat our cells, so she created a whole new approach to chemistry. That was just the beginning.

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