Stanford Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Man of many talents Gary Riekes helps others reach their potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | InMenlo.com

    ... music, nature and community service programs. Center founder Gary Riekes journeyed west from Nebraska to attend Stanford Univeristy with two goals in mind - "to be a professional football player and rock star." He played oboe in the Stanford ...

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  2. Vice President Joe Biden visits medtech star TheranosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... to be effective, we will begin to shift our cost structure and shift our system." The panel was comprised of Stanford Health Care CEO and president Amir Dan Rubin , UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret , Capital BlueCross president and CEO Gary St. ...

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  3. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell steps into virtual reality at Stanford labRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Stanford

    During a visit to Jeremy Bailenson's Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell learned how virtual experiences could improve training and officiating, and also teach players empathy on a variety of social issues. Every visit to Jeremy Bailenson 's lab at Stanford starts with a dare.

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  4. A high-stakes birth lottery in the U.S., Stanford researchers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Stanford

    This photo from 2013 shows Renee Adams, left, posing with her mother Irene Salyers and son Joseph, 4, at their produce stand in Council, Va. According to a new study by Stanford researchers, children born into low-income families are likely to earn far less during their lifetimes than children born into families with higher incomes.

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  5. Allison Miller drumming up new sounds with bigger bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... OF ALLISON MILLER Drummer and composer Allison Miller brings her band Boom Tic Boom to Oakland's Piedmont Piano and Stanford University next week to showcase a new album. ( desdemona burgin ) "A lot of this music was written for and inspired by ...

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  6. Photos: Milptas Boys Baseball Game VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    Former Stanford student Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Palo Alto-based Theranos, led Biden through a tour of her company's Newark facility. The 30 year old, arrested Sunday after leaving the Oakridge Mall movie theater with his dad, is wanted in six slayings.

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  7. a Palantir hauls in $450 million in funding, valuation officially hits $20 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... losing money by safeguards written into the deals. Palantir was founded in 2004 when a group of PayPal leaders and Stanford computer scientists became concerned about the growing threat of hacking attacks. The company uses its data analytics ...

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  8. Cupertino Invited to Donate Blood at Community Blood DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Patch.com

    Help us save lives and join us at the Cupertino Community Blood drive on Wednesday, August 5 from 1:30pm-5:30pm. The Stanford Blood Center blood mobile will be stationed in front of Northwest YMCA.

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  9. Stanford Prison ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    In August 1971, male undergraduates at Stanford University subjected one another to psychological abuse, sleep deprivation and sexual degradation in the basement of Jordan Hall. This wasn't some sick fraternity hazing ritual, but a university-approved study about prison behavior headed by Philip Zimbardo, a 38-year-old professor in the psychology department.

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  10. Atherton: Homegrown company to bring super high speed fiber optics to townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... a fiber-optic network and received no responses, he stepped in. Farmwald, who has a Ph.D in computer science from Stanford and has founded or co-founded several companies, started yet another, Atherton Fiber. On July 15 he made a presentation to the ...

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  11. Stanford Investment Group Promotes 2, Hires 3; New Logo, Web Site Part of Firm's GrowthRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    "The promotions of Nayan and Natalie mean these dedicated, seasoned professionals will now have the opportunity to advise and work directly with clients," said President and CEO Helen A. Dietz "Our impressive new hires bring both talent and perspective that will compliment the Stanford Investment Group team. This incredible depth of experience will help us continue to build the firm's legacy and those of our clients," she said.

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  12. V.P. Biden Praises Silicon Valley Firm's Manufacturing Plant During VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    Former Stanford student Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Palo Alto-based Theranos, led Biden through a tour of her company's Newark facility. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden toured a medical manufacturing facility in Newark today that he called a "laboratory of the future."

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  13. Despite rise in shark sightings, attack risk low in L.A. County, Stanford study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Despite a public frenzy in North Carolina over a recent spate of shark attacks, Los Angeles County residents can, for the most part, breathe, swim and surf easy - they have a much greater chance of winning the lottery than getting bitten by a great white shark. A Stanford University study to be published later this month found the individual risk of being attacked by a white shark in California has dropped by more than 91 percent since 1950.

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  14. Santa Monica College Student Headed to Stanford On Full ScholarshipRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | The LookOut news

    The elite private college, which costs about $44,750 a year to attend, admitted just 20 transfer students -- 1 percent -- of the more than 2,020 applicants for fall 2015, according to the website for the school of about 7,060 students. For Smith, Stanford was as far away as she could possibly dream when she graduated from high school in her native Missouri.

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  15. AC Transit will buy double-decker buses for cross-bay runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | SFGate

    ... ambassador Orlando Perez makes sure passengers grabbed their belongings from the lower deck after a commuter run to Stanford, Calif. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. AC Transit tested the 80-seat, double- decker buses and has decided to buy a number of ...

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  16. experts assess Iran nuclear dealRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Stanford

    Today's landmark deal between six world powers and Iran, which would limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic sanctions, was an important step toward stopping Iran from building a nuclear bomb. However, the key challenge for the international community will be making sure Iran keeps its part of the bargain, according to Stanford experts.

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  17. students help formerly incarcerated people become entrepreneursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Stanford

    Stanford Law School's Project ReMADE is a pro bono boot camp for formerly incarcerated people seeking to start their own businesses. Now in its fifth year, the 12-week program teaches basic business skills to aspiring entrepreneurs and helps them build the social capital needed to launch and sustain their enterprises.

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  18. Former President of Peru, Alejandro Toledo Signs With...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... at highest level," stated President of 1800pr, Matthew Bird. About Dr. Alejandro Toledo Dr. Alejandro Toledo (Stanford Ph.D.) was democratically elected President of Peru in 2001. After finishing his term as President, Toledo returned to Stanford, ...

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  19. Stanford to open Alzheimer's research centerRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Mountain View Voice

    The Stanford University School of Medicine has received $7.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to open a new Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, the university announced Wednesday. The center will focus on interdisciplinary research on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, as well as on related disorders.

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  20. Stanford-Based Alzheimer's Disease Research Center To Be LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Patch.com

    The National Institutes of Health will fund the establishment of an Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Stanford University School of Medicine . The award, totaling slightly more than $7.3 million, will be dispensed over a five-year period.

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