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Aug 16 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Team Traptasia had a problem: The tiny baby sea anemones they were trying to ensnare are, unlike their adult forms, surprisingly powerful swimmers. They are also, as team member and chemical engineering graduate student Daniel Hunt put it, “pretty squishy little deformable things.” Previous...
Aug 14 2017 | Washington Post Research, Stanford, Students
A controversial California climate program got a shot of good news this month when a study suggested it is successfully reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and providing other environmental benefits on the side.
Jul 28 2017 | Stanford Graduate School of Education Education, Stanford
The new cross-disciplinary PhD expands opportunities for students and faculty to study issues of race, inequality and language. What began in 2012 as a somewhat loosely structured opportunity for education students and faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Education to explore issues of race,...
Jul 27 2017 | The Dish Fellow, Stanford
Devin McMahon, a PhD student in Earth system science, placed first among 2,355 women in the San Francisco Marathon on July 23.
Jul 17 2017 | Scope Fellow, Research, Stanford
Physicians have to walk a tough line when encouraging healthy behavior. Take Dr. J. She bikes to work, swims over lunch, jogs on the weekend and eats primarily veggies grown in her garden, supplemented by fish and poultry purchased at the local farmer’s market. Will she relate well with Ms. E, who...
Jun 30 2017 | Stanford News Research, Stanford
Bay Area teachers gathered at Stanford for a five-week program this spring that provided educators strategies to teach Islam. The program, a collaboration involving three Stanford organizations, doesn’t shy away from Islam’s complicated nature. A unique collaboration at Stanford is bringing a...

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