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Dec 12 2017 | Stanford Earth Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford geoscientists have devised a way of detecting thousands of faint, previously missed earthquakes triggered by hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” The technique can be used to monitor seismic activities at fracking operations to help reduce the likelihood of bigger, potentially damaging...
Dec 8 2017 | Stanford News Stanford, Students, VPGE
Graduate students and university leaders came together Thursday night at a town hall to discuss pending congressional tax reform proposals and their potential impacts on the Stanford community. About 200 graduate students filled a meeting room at the Graduate Community Center for the session, co-...
Dec 6 2017 | Stanford News Stanford, Students
The School of Humanities and Sciences has received an $800,000 gift from engineers and entrepreneurs Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard and Anousheh Ansari to establish a graduate fellowship in memory of mathematics Professor Maryam Mirzakhani.
Dec 4 2017 | Stanford Engineering Research, Stanford, Students
The first rule of medicine is “Do no harm.” Taking this to heart, researchers are looking for ways to pinpoint and repair problems deep inside the body without the trauma of major surgery or the side effects of systemic treatments like chemotherapy
Dec 1 2017 | Stanford News Stanford, Students
At the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, co-chairs of the area steering groups gave an update on the long-range planning process and provided insights into how they reviewed and analyzed the more than 2,800 proposals that came in from across the campus community and from alumni.