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Stanford marine scientist on why he has the 'best job in the whole world'

by on August 25, 2015 4:17 pm
STEPHEN PALUMBI, professor of marine science at Stanford, was featured in a segment on KQED’s Education blog about why he studies the ocean. Palumbi, who is director of Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, says his love for science developed as a kid growing up… Read more Stanford marine scientist on why he has the 'best job in the whole world'
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'MythBusters' tests the myth of hands-free driving at Stanford's automotive facility

by on August 21, 2015 5:21 pm
Is talking on a hands-free device more or less dangerous than talking while holding a cell phone? ADAM SAVAGE and JAMIE HYNEMAN, hosts of the Discovery Channel show MythBusters, put the question to the test during a visit to Stanford’s Automotive Innovation Facility. They enlisted volunteers and the facility’s state-of-the-art technology to simulate driving on… Read more 'MythBusters' tests the myth of hands-free driving at Stanford's automotive facility
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Stanford recognized as a green university

by on August 19, 2015 5:00 pm
For the third year in a row Stanford is on PRINCETON REVIEW’S GREEN COLLEGE HONOR ROLL, which lists schools that achieve the highest score—99—of Princeton Review’s annual green rating. Princeton Review tallied green rating scores for 804 institutions and includes this information in its print and online college selection guides. Read the press release. Based… Read more Stanford recognized as a green university
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Stanford's Antony Jameson honored for lifetime achievement in aeronautics

by on August 14, 2015 5:59 pm
ANTONY JAMESON, professor (research) of aeronautics and astronautics, has won the Daniel Guggenheim Medal, which is considered one of the highest honors presented for a lifetime of achievement in aeronautics. Past recipients have worked in industry, government and academia, and have included ORVILLE WRIGHT, CHARLES LINDBERGH, WILLIAM BOEING and WILLIAM DURAND. The Guggenheim Medal is… Read more Stanford's Antony Jameson honored for lifetime achievement in aeronautics
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Bioethicist celebrates end of testosterone testing in women's sports

by on July 29, 2015 5:50 pm
Scope, the School of Medicine’s award-winning medical blog, recently ran a story about bioethicist KATRINA KARKAZIS, a senior research scholar at the Center for Biomedical Ethics, who was closely involved in a case challenging testosterone testing in women’s sports. Scope reports that, as of July 27, female track and field athletes no longer must have… Read more Bioethicist celebrates end of testosterone testing in women's sports
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Rising Stanford seniors drawn together as roommates

by on July 28, 2015 4:00 am
MICHELLE KWON and CHRISTINA SMITH think the luckiest thing about their living experiences at Stanford is that they’ve largely shared them as roommates. And now they’re headed into senior year together with bonus karma: In a tandem bid, they won the No. 3 slot in the housing draw, guaranteeing them their first choice — the… Read more Rising Stanford seniors drawn together as roommates
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Subhasish Mitra recognized with award for technical excellence

by on July 23, 2015 5:32 pm
SUBHASISH MITRA, associate professor of electrical engineering and of computer science, has received the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technical Excellence Award for his research related to Quick Error Detection (QED) technology, which improves detection of flaws in hardware used in electronic systems. Malfunctions in electronic systems have consequences ranging from computer crashes and loss of… Read more Subhasish Mitra recognized with award for technical excellence
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Stanford geologist honored with Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research

by on June 30, 2015 5:58 pm
JONATHAN PAYNE, associate professor of geological sciences, recently was honored with the 2015 Allan V. Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence Fostering Undergraduate Research. The Cox Medal is awarded annually to a faculty member who has established a record of excellence directing undergraduate research. The Cox award was established in memory of the late Allan Cox,… Read more Stanford geologist honored with Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research
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Stanford law professor on The New Civil Rights Movement

by on June 22, 2015 2:58 pm
Legal scholar and author RICHARD THOMPSON FORD, who teaches comparative equality law, employment discrimination and local government law at Stanford Law School, says it is time for a new civil rights movement. He offered his prescription at TEDxStanford on campus in May. The Dish will feature more videos of this year’s talks, but you can… Read more Stanford law professor on The New Civil Rights Movement
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Health report card says we don't get enough sleep at Stanford

by on June 17, 2015 5:44 pm
BeWell has posted the results of Stanford’s health report card for 2014. Turns out that we need to get more sleep, which comes as a surprise to, well, probably no one. And, while 67.6 percent of us eat two or more servings of fruit a day, only 47.2 percent eat three or more servings of… Read more Health report card says we don't get enough sleep at Stanford