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Demystifying Heart Failure: A treatable chronic disease

by Min Joo Kim on August 5, 2019 5:00 pm
Graduate student MIN JOO KIM and physician-researcher RANDALL STAFFORD have published the first in a series of Scope blog entries demystifying heart failure. The series will also take a look into the mechanisms and biology of heart failure and highlight common treatment strategies. The heart supplies oxygen-rich blood to all of the body’s cells. For… Read more Demystifying Heart Failure: A treatable chronic disease
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Course on Latin America and the Cold War brings high school educators to campus

by Donna Lovell on August 5, 2019 12:15 am
California high school social science and history teachers gathered at Stanford recently to take part in a professional development course on Latin America and the Cold War. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Center to Support Excellence in Teaching, the course offered teachers an opportunity to deepen their understanding of an… Read more Course on Latin America and the Cold War brings high school educators to campus

New student VR project highlights plastic pollution

by Alex Shashkevich on August 1, 2019 5:00 pm
A pink sandal popping against a dark background, a tangle of fishing line resembling a bird’s nest – these are just some of the plastic items that now infest the Earth’s seas and oceans. A new virtual reality, or VR, experience created by Stanford students shows that plastic garbage and brings attention to the problems… Read more New student VR project highlights plastic pollution

Medical school awarded $53 million to improve translational medicine

by Stanford School of Medicine on July 31, 2019 5:00 pm
The Stanford School of Medicine has received a five-year, $53 million grant renewal from the Clinical and Translational Science Award Program. The CTSA Program is overseen by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. “This funding will help us strengthen our clinical and translational research infrastructure in a way… Read more Medical school awarded $53 million to improve translational medicine

Congratulations to the 2019-20 France-Stanford Grant recipients

by Stanford Global Studies on July 30, 2019 5:00 pm
Each year, the France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies funds a wide variety of research collaborations between scholars and students at French institutions and at Stanford University. Since 2003, the center has supported more than 250 research projects that span academic disciplines – from the humanities and social sciences to the natural and applied sciences. The France-Stanford… Read more Congratulations to the 2019-20 France-Stanford Grant recipients
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Freshman Fran Belibi won gold at U19 women's basketball World Cup game

by Stanford Athletics on July 29, 2019 5:00 pm
Incoming student-athlete FRAN BELIBI won her third international gold medal on Sunday when the United States beat Australia in overtime at the FIBA Under-19 Women’s Basketball World Cup game in Bangkok, Thailand. The team won 74-70, making it the Cardinal’s eighth FIBA U19 World Cup title and seventh in the past eight tournaments. Belibi averaged 7.7 points… Read more Freshman Fran Belibi won gold at U19 women's basketball World Cup game

Kickstarting Solutions

by Rob Jordan on July 26, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford human rights experts, engineers, economists, geologists, marine biologists and others soon will collaborate on finding new ways to combat air pollution, mine wastewater for valuable resources, reduce food waste and more. The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has awarded nine proposals as part of its 2019 Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) and Realizing Environmental Innovation Program (REIP)… Read more Kickstarting Solutions
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Stanford sophomore, YouTube star publishes cookbook

by Alex Kekauoha on July 25, 2019 5:00 pm
Before joining Stanford, engineering student RACHEL FONG, ’21, became an internet celebrity with her popular YouTube channel, Kawaii Sweet World, which features her baking and crafting tutorials. Now, she’s following up the success of her channel with a book, Kawaii Sweet World Cookbook: 75 Yummy Recipes for Baking That’s (Almost) Too Cute to Eat, which will… Read more Stanford sophomore, YouTube star publishes cookbook
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Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict

by Beth Duff-Brown on July 24, 2019 5:00 pm
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences recently appointed Stanford professor of pediatrics PAUL WISE and two other global health experts to lead a new initiative, Rethinking the Humanitarian Health Response to Violence Conflict, to develop new strategies to protect civilians, health care and cultural heritage in areas of extreme violence. The initiative will be… Read more Paul Wise heads up global initiative to boost humanitarian health response to violent conflict
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Here’s what Stanford students donated this year to the Give & Go program

by Alex Kekauoha on July 23, 2019 5:00 pm
At the end of spring quarter, as Stanford students moved out of their campus residences, they donated more than 64 tons of unwanted items to Goodwill. Their generosity was facilitated by Residential & Dining Enterprises’ “Give & Go” program, which encourages students to give away their unwanted goods rather than send them to landfill. The… Read more Here’s what Stanford students donated this year to the Give & Go program