Learning en plein air

LEARNING EN PLEIN AIR

At Stanford University, gardens beckon visitors to learn en plein air - about small-scale sustainable farming, sun-loving desert plants...

Summer studies at Stanford give military veterans an academic boost

SUMMER STUDIES AT STANFORD GIVE MILITARY VETERANS AN ACADEMIC BOOST

Stanford's Veteran Accelerator program, which accepted its first cohort in summer 2014, helps military veterans enrolled in community...

 
 
 
Students in government

STUDENTS IN GOVERNMENT

The student-led Stanford in Government program offers fellowship opportunities to those interested in public administration and policy....

New exhibition highlights Stanford's collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts

NEW EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS STANFORD'S COLLECTION OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ARTIFACTS

The Stanford Archaeology Center showcases ancient Egyptian stone tools, parts of a mummy case and other artifacts that were collected...

 
 
 
Former ‘Mars czar' reviews latest news on the red planet

FORMER ‘MARS CZAR' REVIEWS LATEST NEWS ON THE RED PLANET

Discoveries of complex molecules and a liquid water lake, a birthday for one rover and concern for another have brought Mars a lot...

New technique brings clean hydrogen fuel one step closer

NEW TECHNIQUE BRINGS CLEAN HYDROGEN FUEL ONE STEP CLOSER

A new approach to a type of water-splitting technology could contribute to the development of affordable and clean-burning hydrogen...

 
 
 
The inequalities of prenatal stress

THE INEQUALITIES OF PRENATAL STRESS

Stanford study found that economically disadvantaged children prenatally exposed to an environmental stressor had much lower cognitive...

Anesthesiologist and beloved teacher Kevin Malott dies at 49

ANESTHESIOLOGIST AND BELOVED TEACHER KEVIN MALOTT DIES AT 49

Malott, who was honored as the favorite instructor of Stanford's anesthesiology residents in 2014, enjoyed providing care for young...

 
 
 
Teaching biology in the bush

TEACHING BIOLOGY IN THE BUSH

Stanford students are traveling through Africa to learn effective mentoring and field techniques, on an expedition designed to provide...

Two grad students named Hertz Fellows

TWO GRAD STUDENTS NAMED HERTZ FELLOWS

Alex Ferris and Sarah Hooper are spending the summer interning with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve health and development...

 
 
 
Common skin cancer can signal increased risk of other cancers

COMMON SKIN CANCER CAN SIGNAL INCREASED RISK OF OTHER CANCERS

Frequent skin cancers due to mutations in genes responsible for repairing DNA are linked to a threefold risk of unrelated cancers,...

A global trade war may produce a recession in the U.S., Stanford economist says

A GLOBAL TRADE WAR MAY PRODUCE A RECESSION IN THE U.S., STANFORD ECONOMIST SAYS

A trade war between the U.S., China and Europe could lead to a recession, says economist Russ Roberts of the Hoover Institution. It...

 
 
 
$10 million pledge supports bioscience students

$10 MILLION PLEDGE SUPPORTS BIOSCIENCE STUDENTS

The fund will provide permanent support for five students enrolled in the Stanford Biosciences.

Realistic sounds for computer animation

REALISTIC SOUNDS FOR COMPUTER ANIMATION

Sounds accompanying computer-animated content are usually created with recordings. Now, a new system synthesizes synchronized sound...

 
 
 
Particle physicists team up with AI to solve toughest science problems

PARTICLE PHYSICISTS TEAM UP WITH AI TO SOLVE TOUGHEST SCIENCE PROBLEMS

Researchers from SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory increasingly use machine learning to handle big data produced in modern experiments...

Stanford statement regarding Facebook post

STANFORD STATEMENT REGARDING FACEBOOK POST

Stanford University issued the following statement on Aug. 3, 2018.

 
 
 
Junipero Serra Boulevard traffic calming project set to begin

JUNIPERO SERRA BOULEVARD TRAFFIC CALMING PROJECT SET TO BEGIN

Road improvements along a half-mile section of Junipero Serra Boulevard between Stanford Avenue and Campus Drive East will create a...

Who owns the aquifer?

WHO OWNS THE AQUIFER?

Stanford researchers map out groundwater at stake in the wake of a court decision that bolsters Native American rights to the precious...

 
 
 
Stanford Board of Trustees elects Marc E. Jones to a five-year term

STANFORD BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTS MARC E. JONES TO A FIVE-YEAR TERM

The Stanford alumnus will join the board Oct. 1.

Stanford remains committed to zero-waste goal despite shakeup in the global recycling industry

STANFORD REMAINS COMMITTED TO ZERO-WASTE GOAL DESPITE SHAKEUP IN THE GLOBAL RECYCLING INDUSTRY

Good recycling habits and a strong commitment to sustainability have kept Stanford on track to reach its goal of becoming a zero-waste...

 
 
 



DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

DC judge: For now, no need to accept new DACA applications

A federal judge made a ruling Friday about the DACA program regarding renewals and new applications. Read more ...

Victim's finger bitten off in Mass. golf course brawl

Victim's finger bitten off in Mass. golf course brawl

The incident happened just before sunset Friday at the Southers Marsh Golf Club in Plymouth. Read more ...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football...

People clear stadium stands as shots reported, helicopter lands at football field in Florida

Spectators cleared away from a school's football stadium Friday in Palm Beach County, Florida, as people reported hearing shots fired. Read more ...

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize-Winner, Dies At 80

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize-Winner, Dies At 80

"Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world," his foundation said. (Image... Read more ...

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

HUD hits Facebook with housing discrimination complaint

The federal government is accusing Facebook of allowing landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate against people. The company says there is no place for... Read more ...

Korn lead singer Jonathan Davis' estranged wife dead at 39

Korn lead singer Jonathan Davis' estranged wife dead at 39

Deven, a former porn star, had allegedly struggled with drug abuse for 20 years. Read more ...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,'...

Professor being sued by former student says their emails were 'gay-coded,' not sex harassment

The professor says she uses the same type of flowery language in her emails with many others. Read more ...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night...

ESPN president: National anthem won't be broadcast for ‘Monday Night Football' games

ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro said the network won't broadcast the national anthem before “Monday Night Football” games. Read more ...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go...

Police: Surveillance video shows men steal from vehicles at tourist spot, go on shopping spree at Sam's Club

In one instance, the men took a bag with $1,100 from a vehicle. Read more ...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting...

'85 seconds of evil': Man gets life in prison for Florida airport shooting that killed 5, wounded 6

Esteban Santiago, 28, will spend the rest of his life in prison for the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. Read more ...