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Jun 7 2022 | Stanford Report Fellow, Research, Stanford
Sixteen Stanford seniors, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded grants to pursue special projects abroad next year with funding from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This year’s Stanford-affiliated Fulbright students will travel to 14 countries for the 2022-23 academic year, including...
Apr 21 2022 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Stanford University researchers have developed a key experimental device for future quantum physics-based technologies that borrows a page from current, everyday mechanical devices.
Apr 8 2022 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
One cutting-edge cancer treatment exciting researchers today involves collecting and reprogramming a patient’s T cells – a special set of immune cells – then putting them back into the body ready to detect and destroy cancerous cells. Although effective for widespread blood cancers like leukemia,...
Mar 8 2022 | Stanford Report Fellow, Research, Stanford
For PhD students belonging to groups that are underrepresented in their chosen fields of study, navigating graduate school can pose unique challenges. Since its inception in 2008, the Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Doctoral (EDGE) Fellowship Program has supported more than 200 Stanford...
Feb 17 2022 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Today’s rechargeable batteries are a wonder, but far from perfect. Eventually, they all wear out, begetting expensive replacements and recycling.
Dec 16 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Unlike the jumble of frequencies produced by the light that surrounds us in daily life, each frequency of light in a specialized light source known as a “soliton” frequency comb oscillates in unison, generating solitary pulses with consistent timing.
Dec 16 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
For more than a decade, women have earned more doctoral degrees than men in the United States. Despite that, women still lag behind men in getting tenure, getting published and reaching leadership positions in academia.
Nov 15 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
To celebrate the 60th birthday of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway in 1889, the journal Acta Mathematica offered a prize for manuscripts that could help solve the following question, generally referred to as the 3-body problem: Can we predict the orbits of planets, moons and other celestial...
Nov 15 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Stanford
Stanford is home to 450 Indigenous and Native-identifying students. They represent tribes and communities from across the country and around the world. Many have found community at the university’s Native American Cultural Center and through shared experiences. This November, Stanford recognized...
Nov 10 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
When sound was first incorporated into movies in the 1920s, it opened up new possibilities for filmmakers such as music and spoken dialogue. Physicists may be on the verge of a similar revolution, thanks to a new device developed at Stanford University that promises to bring an audio dimension to...

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