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CN Staff Loses Your Money: Weasel Week Edition - Corn Nation

Mike: Gimme the tree here. Tree 27, Ugly Uniforms 24. Paul: Unanimous (at least so far). Trees/Dude who wants to be Pope 28, Ducks 25. Patrick G.: Is the line on this really that close? I'll play along. Stanford University 10 University of Oregon 9 ...

World's oldest beer discovered next to ancient burial site - Pickle

According to a media statement from Stanford University, we have the Natufian people, a group of hunter-gatherers in the eastern Mediterranean, to thank for giving us beer. Stanford professor Li Liu led a research team to into Raqefet Cave trying to ...

Sexual assault survivors see Kavanaugh accuser's case through personal lens - San Francisco Chronicle

Rachel Norton felt so outraged by the sexual assault case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner that she publicly revealed her own rape as a college freshman three decades before. Norton's 2016 blog post didn't identify her rapist. She ...

Unlike Confederates and saints, our nation's Founders above reproach: Letters - Orlando Sentinel

Regarding the article in Friday's Orlando Sentinel detailing Stanford University's request to erase Junipero Serra's name from its mailing address: I took a course in Latin American history last fall at Seminole State College and feel fully informed on ...

After the Big One: Understanding aftershock risk - Stanford University News

“A large earthquake will typically have thousands of aftershocks,” said Gregory Beroza, the Wayne Loel Professor of geophysics in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) at Stanford University. “We know that a big ...

11 Ways Medical Practices Can Get More Out of Their EHR Systems -

Stanford curated the recommendations during a healthcare industry symposium held June 4, 2018. By implementing these suggestions, industry experts anticipate EHR systems will have an overall positive affect on the healthcare industry by 2028.

Meet the SPARK Discovery Experts - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

Helen Zgurskaya is a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. She has held research appointments at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Genetics in Berlin, Stanford University Medical School ...

Scientists discovered a great white shark lair known as the 'White Shark Cafe' in the middle of the Pacific Ocean - Business Insider

Every year, a large group of great white sharks migrate to a region dubbed the White Shark Cafe, located between Baja California and Hawaii. Marine scientists from the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Stanford University tagged three dozen sharks and tracked ...

At father's alma mater, 'Real American' author discusses growing up black and biracial - Bates News

Lythcott-Haims is a former Stanford University dean of freshmen and the author of the best-selling How to Raise an Adult. In her second book, Real American, she tells her story of growing up as the daughter of an African American father and a white ...

Campus Notebook: Renamings; Creighton plans for Phoenix; craft beer degree - National Catholic Reporter

PALO ALTO, CALIF. — Stanford University will rename multiple parts of its campus that are currently named after Spanish missionary Junípero Serra, founder of the California mission system. The university announced its decision Sept. 13, saying that ...

Famous alumni from Oregon Ducks and Stanford Cardinal, including Nike co-founder Phil Knight -

But we wanted to take a look beyond the gridiron to some famous and notable alumni of UO and Stanford. Below is a brief look at some of the well-known and maybe not-so-well-known graduates of the University of Oregon and Stanford University, including ...

'Hacking For Defense' course to be taught in 20 universities this year - EdScoop News

The class, initially offered at just Stanford University in 2016, is predicated on enrolled students solving problems that the Department of Defense, the U.S. military and the intelligence community submit to participating universities. The ...

Op-Ed: Reform Cardinal Care - The Stanford Daily

Too many times have we heard horror stories about Vaden Health Center and the Stanford University hospital, the only two places that will accept cardinal care, Stanford's Healthcare plan for students. These stories have gone so far as to make the New ...

Parkinson's disease risk significantly lower for active men - Healio

... Lorene M. Nelson, PhD, of the department of health research and policy at Stanford University School of Medicine, wrote: “The finding that moderate to vigorous physical activity levels were associated with a lower incidence of [Parkinson's disease ...

Stanford cooties study: We live in a cloud of germs - Chico Enterprise-Record

For two years, Stanford University professor of genetics Michael Snyder wore a re-engineered air-monitoring device to collect and catalogue the plume of biological and chemical minutia that swirl around us. (Paul Sakuma/Stanford School of Medicine).

Researchers Identify Human Skeletal Stem Cells - Laboratory Equipment

... skeletal disorders, we believe that identifying this human skeletal stem cell and elucidating its lineage map will enable the molecular diagnosis and treatment of skeletal diseases," said Michael Longaker, senior study author of Stanford University ...

Liz Kniss: Stanford needs to reveal its plan for a full buildout - The Mercury News

Even though portions of Stanford University are located within Palo Alto, it's the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, headquartered in San Jose with only one of its five members coming from the north county, that determines land use policy on ...

The Good And The Bad Of Being A Female Entrepreneur In Silicon Valley - Forbes

I have been living in Silicon Valley for the past 12 years. For almost half of this time, I worked in an academic environment during my post-doctoral study at Stanford University. The latter half I spent as an entrepreneur in the tech-bio sector. Many ...

JackRabbot 2 is Stanford's friendly new campus-roaming social robot - Digital Trends

... you could be forgiven for thinking that JackRabbot 2 is a character from some as-yet-unannounced sequel to Pixar's WALL-E. In fact, it's a real robot created by researchers at Stanford University — which was first shown off at an on-campus event ...

Bradley Ritts joins University of Idaho as associate vice president for research - Idaho Business Review

He holds a doctorate degree in geological and environmental sciences from Stanford University, a master's degree in earth and planetary sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in geology and biology from the ...

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. Its 8,180-acre campus is one of the largest in the United States. Stanford also has land and facilities elsewhere.

Stanford University
Leland Stanford Junior University
Stanford University seal 2003.svg
Motto Die Luft der Freiheit weht
Motto in English
The wind of freedom blows
Type Private
Established 1891 (1891)
Endowment $22.2 billion (2015)
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Provost John Etchemendy
Academic staff
Administrative staff
11,128 excluding SHC
Students 15,877
Undergraduates 6,980
Postgraduates 8,897
Location Stanford, California, U.S.
Campus Suburban, 8,180 acres (12.8 sq mi; 33.1 km)
Newspaper The Stanford Daily
Colors Cardinal and white
Athletics NCAA Division I (FBS) Pac-12
Nickname Cardinal
Mascot Cardinal (official), Stanford Tree (unofficial, mascot of LSJUMB)
Stanford wordmark (2012).svg
Stanford is located in the US
Location in the United States
Stanford is located in California
Location in California

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California, adjacent to Palo Alto and between San Jose and San Francisco. Its 8,180-acre (12.8 sq mi; 33.1 km) campus is one of the largest in the United States. Stanford also has land and facilities elsewhere.

The university was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford was a former Governor of California and U.S. Senator; he made his fortune as a railroad tycoon. The school admitted its first students 125 years ago on October 1, 1891, as a coeducational and non-denominational institution.

Stanford University struggled financially after Leland Stanford's death in 1893 and again after much of the campus was damaged by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Following World War II, Provost Frederick Terman supported faculty and graduates' entrepreneurialism to build self-sufficient local industry in what would later be known as Silicon Valley. The rise of Silicon Valley helped Stanford become one of the world's most prestigious universities. The university is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

There are three academic schools that have both undergraduate and graduate students and another four professional schools. Students compete in 36 varsity sports, and the university is one of two private institutions in the Division I FBS Pac-12 Conference. It has gained 111 NCAA team championships, the second-most for a university, 483 individual championships, the most in Division I, and has won the NACDA Directors' Cup, recognizing the university with the best overall athletic team achievement, for 22 consecutive years, beginning in 1994–1995.

Stanford faculty and alumni have founded a large number of companies that produce more than $2.7 trillion in annual revenue, equivalent to the 10th-largest economy in the world. It is the alma mater of 30 living billionaires, 17 astronauts, and 20 Turing Award laureates. It is also one of the leading producers of members of the United States Congress. Sixty Nobel laureates and seven Fields Medalists have been affiliated with Stanford as students, alumni, faculty or staff.

Stanford University Campus Tour

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A Day in the Life: Stanford Student

Malaika Murphy-Sierra just graduated from Stanford University as a Psychology major, and will be starting a Masters program in Environmental Communication ...