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Catch the 2014 Stanford Roundtable on KQED this weekend

by Elaine Ray on April 17, 2015 5:32 pm
If you missed the 2014 Stanford Roundtable, titled “The Climate Conversation You Haven’t Heard,” you’ll have an opportunity to do so on Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. on KQED Television. LESLIE STAHL, correspondent for 60 Minutes, moderated the discussion featuring global leaders on one of the most compelling issues of our time. Panelists included… Read more Catch the 2014 Stanford Roundtable on KQED this weekend
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Inspiration and perspiration: Stanford's Commute Club Photo Contest

by Elaine Ray on April 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Last spring, Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) invited Stanford Commute Club members to submit photos illustrating why they use sustainable transportation to get to work. The “Why I Commute the Way I Do” Photo Contest garnered 93 total photo submissions from 41 Commute Club members. Of those, 16 winning shots were selected. They included stunning… Read more Inspiration and perspiration: Stanford's Commute Club Photo Contest
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Stanford Men's Basketball will face Old Dominion tonight in Madison Square Garden

by Elaine Ray on March 31, 2015 4:00 am
  Making its third trip to Madison Square Garden in four years, Stanford Men’s Basketball will face Old Dominion in the National Invitation Tournament this evening. “It feels great. Obviously, we were disappointed we didn’t get to the NCAA Tournament,” senior ANTHONY BROWN told the Associated Press  after the Cardinal’s 78 – 75 win over Vanderbilt,… Read more Stanford Men's Basketball will face Old Dominion tonight in Madison Square Garden
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Video: Stanford's Clayborne Carson in Selma on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'

by Elaine Ray on March 13, 2015 5:00 pm
CLAYBORNE CARSON, professor of history and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute at Stanford, was in Selma, Alabama, last weekend to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the day known as “Bloody Sunday,” when on March 7, 1965, voting rights activists were brutally attacked during a peaceful march. In this video,… Read more Video: Stanford's Clayborne Carson in Selma on the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday'
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High school students see science in action at Stanford

by Elaine Ray on March 10, 2015 4:00 am
When the world’s most accomplished scientists gathered for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Jose recently, a cadre of the nation’s most promising high school scientists gathered too. Some of those students had an opportunity to experience science at Stanford during a visit to the SLAC… Read more High school students see science in action at Stanford
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Help Stanford sophomores 'Fill the Fountain'

by Elaine Ray on March 4, 2015 4:00 am
Stanford’s sophomore class leaders decided to forgo their traditional winter formal this year and instead engage their class in something more meaningful to students and the broader community. They came up with Fill the Fountain, a project centered at the Claw in White Plaza, where they are accepting gently worn clothing this week to benefit… Read more Help Stanford sophomores 'Fill the Fountain'
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It's all about Stanford's commitment to sustainability

by Elaine Ray on February 24, 2015 4:45 pm
Stanford is competing against 450-plus colleges and universities across the country currently participating in RecycleMania – an effort to encourage members of the campus community to waste less and recycle and compost more. Sustainable Stanford hopes students, staff and faculty will unite to reduce the university’s collective waste footprint. At the end of March, Stanford will report… Read more It's all about Stanford's commitment to sustainability

Three Stanford scientists named Sloan Research Fellows

by Elaine Ray on February 24, 2015 4:00 am
Three Stanford researchers are among this year’s winners of Sloan Research Fellowships. The fellowships, awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, honor outstanding scientists who show promise early in their careers. JENNIFER A. DIONNE, an assistant professor in materials science and engineering; HEMAMALA KARUNADASA, an assistant professor of chemistry, and PERCY LIANG, an assistant professor… Read more Three Stanford scientists named Sloan Research Fellows
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Alumna Issa Rae brings her wit and wisdom back to Stanford

by Elaine Ray on February 23, 2015 4:00 am
  When ISSA RAE was thinking about colleges, the then budding teenage cyber nerd who loved creating her own stories, thought a university in lower Manhattan well known for its school of the arts was the place for her. But after 9/11, her parents told her they wanted her closer to home.  After that, Rae,… Read more Alumna Issa Rae brings her wit and wisdom back to Stanford

Academy Award nominee J. Christian Jensen sits down with Stanford Video

by Elaine Ray on February 20, 2015 4:00 am
  Earlier this quarter, when J. CHRISTIAN JENSEN was in the campus video studio to conduct an interview with Al Jazeera, the staff in the studio decided to seize the opportunity to get their own footage of the rising star. Jensen, an alumnus and currently a lecturer in Stanford’s MFA Documentary Film and Video Program,… Read more Academy Award nominee J. Christian Jensen sits down with Stanford Video