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May 4 2017 | Stanford News Awards, Fellow, Stanford
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, a collaboration between Columbia Journalism School and Stanford University’s School of Engineering, has awarded its 2017-18 “Magic Grants” to 11 teams of innovators to develop technologies that could transform the media landscape. Grant recipients receive...
May 3 2017 | Stanford News Students
Three years ago, a group of Stanford faculty and staff came together to discuss the scholarly value of games and interactive media. These discussions resulted in the weekly Interactive Media and Games Seminar Series, which is open to students, the Stanford community and the public.
May 1 2017 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is now accepting applications for its pioneer cohort of students. The program, announced in 2016, aims to prepare a new generation of leaders with the deep academic foundation and broad skill set needed to develop creative solutions for the world’s most complex...
Apr 27 2017 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford, VPGE
Speakers at the April 27 meeting included Harry J. Elam, Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education; Patricia J. Gumport, vice provost for graduate education; Corrie Potter, director of Institutional Research & Decision Support; President Marc Tessier-Lavigne; and Provost Persis Drell.
Apr 24 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
A new four-step “framework” aims to test the contribution of climate change to record-setting extreme weather events. After an unusually intense heat wave, downpour or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably receive phone calls and emails asking whether human-caused climate...