Athletics

Stanford to continue 11 varsity sports

Men’s and women’s fencing, field hockey, lightweight rowing, men’s rowing, co-ed and women’s sailing, squash, synchronized swimming, men’s volleyball and wrestling will continue competing as varsity teams at Stanford.

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Graduation Success Rate reflects academic success

Stanford Athletics registered an overall graduation rate of 97 percent in the latest NCAA Graduation Success Rate report, with 17 programs earning a 100 percent graduation rate.

Physicist investigates home run increase

The home run rate has surged in the past several years and Major League Baseball wanted to know why. The league convened a committee of scientists to find out, including Stanford physicist Roger Blandford.

Cooling glove helps athletes and patients

What unites the needs of Ebola workers, people with multiple sclerosis and athletes comes down to one thing – cold hands. A device that cools the hands is finding widespread use from the playing field to the clinic.