Donate

Tag: Stanford

Stanford Wins First Rose Bowl Since 1972; Where to Watch a Replay

January 2, 2013 | 8:19 am

Stanford Wins First Rose Bowl Since 1972; Where to Watch a Replay

Posted by

Congrats to the Stanford Cardinal, which earned its first Rose Bowl title in four decades on Tuesday with a 20-14 win over Wisconsin. You can check out an annotated replay of the game by logging into WatchESPN.com with the password you use to pay your cable bill online. Here are ESPN’s highlights from the game; […]

Continue Reading

October 15, 2012 | 9:01 am

A.M. Splash: Stanford Economist Wins Nobel; Chevron Workers Warned of Pipe Weakness; Court to Review Marijuana Classification

Posted by

Guest Stanford prof wins economic Nobel (SF Chronicle) A visiting Stanford University professor was awarded the Nobel economics prize Monday for research that helped improve the performance of markets. Alvin Roth, 60, is a professor at Harvard University but is currently a guest scholar at Stanford. He will share the award with Lloyd Shapley, 89, […]

Continue Reading

December 29, 2011 | 2:47 pm

Video: A Look at Stanford’s Apple Archives

Posted by

AP got a look at Stanford’s collection of Apple-related material, which the university has stored in its Silicon Valley Archives. The collection, the largest assembly of Apple historical materials, can help historians, entrepreneurs and policymakers understand how a startup launched in a Silicon Valley garage became a global technology giant. “Through this one collection you […]

Continue Reading

As the High-Speed Rail Debate Rages On, Stanford Historian Becomes Big Critic

December 7, 2011 | 3:25 pm

As the High-Speed Rail Debate Rages On, Stanford Historian Becomes Big Critic

Posted by

From AP yesterday: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood strongly defended the federal government’s nearly $4 billion investment in high-speed rail in California, even as growing expenses and a longer timeline for completion have raised doubts in Congress. During a congressional hearing Tuesday, LaHood acknowledged that the project will be expensive, with current estimates putting the cost […]

Continue Reading

November 19, 2011 | 11:03 pm

Stanford Beats Cal 31 – 28 in Big Game; Watch Video Replay

Posted by

Watch replay on ESPN – comes with video markers for big plays (AP) PALO ALTO, Calif. — Andrew Luck threw for 257 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 8 Stanford survived a shaky start to beat rival California 31-28 on Saturday night in a rain-soaked Big Game. Luck revived his Heisman Trophy campaign by tossing […]

Continue Reading

August 11, 2011 | 10:32 am

Stanford Students Unveil New Solar-Powered Car

Posted by

Call it the ultimate in clean cars. But with a cost of roughly $500,000, this one might be reserved for only the die-hardiest of die-hards. Weighing in at just 375 pounds, the Xenith looks a lot like a little spaceship.  It’s so aerodynamic, its inventors say, this latest creation of the Stanford Solar Car Project claims […]

Continue Reading

July 7, 2011 | 2:55 pm

UC Berkeley Exoskeleton, Dalai Lama at Stanford Make List of Top College Videos

Posted by

What’s the most popular video posted by a university? It’s paralyzed UC Berkeley student Austin Whitney walking at his graduation in May with the help of an “exoskeleton.” From the May 15 Chronicle: A team of UC Berkeley mechanical engineers…have been developing a computerized body brace called an exoskeleton they believe will be good enough […]

Continue Reading

April 22, 2011 | 12:34 pm

Video: Interview With Political Theorist Francis Fukuyama on “End of History” and Break With Neocons

Posted by

On Tuesday conservative political theorist and Stanford professor Francis Fukuyama was on KQED’s Forum radio program, discussing his new book “The Origins of Political Order.” (Read the first 10 pages at Amazon.com.) After his radio appearance, we chatted with him in the KQED green room about democracy, capitalism, his break with the neoconservatives over the […]

Continue Reading

New Inter-Disciplinary Program at Stanford Looks at Car From All Angles

April 8, 2011 | 2:36 pm

New Inter-Disciplinary Program at Stanford Looks at Car From All Angles

Posted by

Cars and academia may seem like an unlikely pairing. But a new program at Stanford will study the automobile from a wide range of perspectives, including design, sociology, history, and engineering. Clifford Nass, director of Stanford’s new Revs program says, “There is probably no technology that is more important and less studied than the automobile.” […]

Continue Reading

March 28, 2011 | 8:34 pm

Stanford 83, Gonzaga 60 — Cardinal to Final Four

Posted by

Did someone say “formidable Gonzaga“? Apparently, Stanford didn’t buy into that and buried the Zags 83-60. Now the Cardinal goes on to Indianapolis for the Final Four. A couple of impressive stats: Gonzaga was the highest-scoring team in NCAA Division I this year, averaging 86 points a game. Stanford’s defense smothered that scoring machine. Gonzaga […]

Continue Reading