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When her husband Wally passed in 1999, Mary Kiki Wilcox began searching for something to give her a sense of purpose.
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Women are well represented throughout the university as undergraduates, graduate students and increasingly as faculty and staff members, yet their ranks and influence in leadership positions have not matched the growth elsewhere, according to an ad hoc study of the status of women in Stanford leadership presented to the Faculty Senate on Thursday.
In a new experiment aimed at integrating the humanities and computer science while providing students with unique educational experiences, Stanford will offer undergraduates the opportunity to pursue a new "joint major" in computer science and either English or music starting in fall 2014.
Stanford student researchers have flown in near-zero-gravity to develop a device to monitor an astronaut's heart function.
Daniel P. Bergeron has been chosen to lead the Redwood City Police Activities League into its next phase of programming and development.
A knowledgeable Ukrainian source in Stanford, Calif, told WND the 'real power in Kiev and much of Western Ukraine today belongs to several rival neo-Nazi factions whose masked, well-armed adherents are busy looting abandoned properties and shaking down businesses for money to support their 'revolution.'
As a step toward a comprehensive, countywide strategy to stamp out drug and alcohol problems, Santa Cruz County leaders on Thursday spoke to about 200 residents and service providers at a meeting at Aptos High School to frame the issue.
Vijay Pande and colleagues have tapped the idle processing time of 200,000 personal computers to simulate activation of a key cancer protein.
Former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland will spend spring quarter at Stanford as this year's Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor.
Is there an authoritarian dictator WorldNetDaily won't rush to defend? First it was Egypt's Hosni Mubarak , then it was Syria's Assad , now it's Russia's Vladimir Putin.
At its March 6 meeting, the Faculty Senate will hear a report on a proposal to grant degree-nominating authority for two undergraduate joint majors - computer science and English; and computer science and music - for a pilot period of six years.
A SIEPR study on retirement savings suggests people benefit from more information when deciding how much money to set aside.
The online-only Data Supplement is available with this article at http://stroke.ahajournals.org/lookup/suppl/doi:10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003857/-/DC1 .
Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan ranged from lukewarm to "let's talk about it."
Russian President Vladimir Putin's endgame in Ukraine must be discerned before the West can craft an appropriate response, says Stanford scholar Kathryn Stoner.