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A new step in the search for room-temperature superconductors

Technology Org 21 May 2022
Image credit ... He is also a faculty member of Yale’s Energy Sciences Institute at West Campus ... Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University and includes scientists from Yale, the University of British Columbia, and other institutions, focused their study on a material called yttrium barium copper oxide (YBCO) ... ....

BeReal party fiasco symptom of poor campus social life, students say

Stanford Daily 20 May 2022
Nearly two years into the pandemic, Stanford students have noted a decline in social life on campus ... As more and more people reportedly leave campus to find a fulfilling social life, students have raised concerns about the safety of larger cities in comparison to gatherings hosted at Stanford.

Stanford officials denounce racism, present record budget to Faculty Senate

Stanford Daily 20 May 2022
In light of the recent sighting of a noose on campus, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne firmly condemned racism and violence at Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting ... The ad hoc committee was formed two years ago to integrate the insights and skills of Stanford’s campus community with the needs of the Press.

The Epidemic No One Wants to Talk About

Principia Scientific 20 May 2022
A senior at one of the most prestigious universities in the world—Stanford—the 22-year-old was also a soccer star ... But on March 1, Meyer was found dead in a residence hall on Stanford’s campus.

A real-life Gilded Age whodunit

Mountain View Voice 19 May 2022
In February 1905, Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford died in Honolulu ... Nearly a century after Stanford's death, retired professor of neurology Robert W.P ... Stanford not only controlled campus purse strings, she was witness to some political, ideological, financial and sexual scandals that plagued the university during its early years.

Classy Classes: Re-thinking Meat

Stanford Daily 19 May 2022
The course grew out of the Stanford ... In the coming years, the Re-thinking Meat team and the Stanford Alternative Protein Project hope to continue sparking campus conversations around personal choices that can make immense impacts on the global environment and sustainability.

Could Internet Culture Be Different?

The New York Review of Books 19 May 2022
... the boxes represent giant mainframe computers on their campuses.

From the community | Beyond Good Intentions: Support Asian American Studies Now

Stanford Daily 18 May 2022
... as Asian Americans on campus ... I entered Stanford in 1978 ... During my time at Stanford, Black/African American, Chicano/Latinx, Native American, and Asian American students worked together to draw attention to disparities we experienced on campus and in our communities off-campus.

Sonoma State University Police Investigate Nooses on Campus

NBC Bay Area 18 May 2022
The Sonoma State University Police Department is investigating potential hate crimes on campus, school officials said ... Stanford Police Investigate Hate Crime After Noose Was Found on Campus.

Belmont’s Notre Dame is still forging ahead

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 18 May 2022
The last decade has not been kind to Notre Dame de Namur University ... There will be an emphasis on online learning. Cost-cutting has been the order of the day. Since the campus property, for all practical purposes, is now much too large for what remains, negotiations are under way to sell it to Stanford University and to lease back a portion of it ... .

From the archives: Inside the tantalizing quest to sense gravity waves

Popular Science 18 May 2022
Probably the prime candidate for detection is what William Fairbank, professor of physics at Stanford University, calls “the most dramatic event in the history of the universe”—a supernova ... When I visited the Stanford campus, the detector’s five-ton aluminum bar was sealed inside its cryostat, a kind of oversized Thermos bottle.

The Muwekma Ohlone Tribe wants federal recognition. A new Stanford student group is supporting their efforts.

Stanford Daily 17 May 2022
Among them is the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe — a group with over 600 tribal members whose ancestral lands include the Stanford campus ... This year, the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe began working in collaboration with Stanford students from the Justice for Muwekma group, who are helping the Tribe ...

Stanford COVID-19 cases decline to 356

Stanford Daily 17 May 2022
Stanford reported 167 new COVID-19 cases among students and 189 new cases among faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars for the week of May 9, according to the COVID-19 dashboard ... Stanford will continue to closely monitor the public health situation on campus, according to Miranda.

How a Stanford raccoon broke into my dorm room (and other animal encounters)

Stanford Daily 17 May 2022
From the hares that hop along bike paths to the coyotes roaming East Campus, animals at Stanford cannot go unnoticed ... Jodalys Herrera ’23 suspects the Stanford raccoon’s “chunky” build is attributed to feasting at gourmet dining hall dumpsters ... ’23, who is unfazed by the campus’s furry residents.

‘It woke up something in the community’: After destructive fire, San Jose Jewish community close ...

East Bay Times 16 May 2022
Rabbi Mendel Weinfeld says it’s important to focus on the positive ...People started giving from all over. So many phone calls, emails and letters ... The group also has sites on university campuses, including UC Berkeley and Stanford, where Shabbat dinners are held every Friday night along with other celebrations during Jewish holidays ... 22.

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