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May 11 2017 | Stanford News Students
Stanford graduate students in classics translate and adapt an ancient Greek play to lampoon a modern political movement. It’s a summer day in Sonoma Valley’s Bohemian Grove, where the country’s most powerful men gather to cavort, perform mysterious rituals and cement their social and political...
May 10 2017 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford
As the challenges facing immigrant communities continue to be a focus of discussion both nationally and here on campus, we want to provide a brief update on Stanford’s efforts to support all members of our community, regardless of immigration status.
May 10 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Flash organizations are a new crowdsourcing technique that enables anyone to assemble an entire organization from a paid crowdsourcing marketplace and lead that organization in pursuit of complex, open-ended goals.
May 9 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Quantum computing could outsmart current computing for complex problem solving, but only if scientists figure out how to make it practical. A Stanford team is investigating new materials that could become the basis for such an advance. For 60 years computers have become smaller, faster and cheaper...
May 5 2017 | Electronic Design Fellow, Research, Stanford
Using a custom wind tunnel and a projected image-capture system, a team at Stanford University is learning how birds adjust their wings and body in turbulent conditions. Birds have little problem flying smoothly and maintaining a fairly direct path despite turbulent air such as found in urban “...