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Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Pros: clean natural gas replaces coal to generate electricity. Cons: health risk to neighbors of fracking.
National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

This year, some $33 million in scholarships is up for grabs
California Connections Academy @ Ripon Expands Opportunities for Online Students

California Connections Academy @ Ripon Expands Opportunities for Online Students

More Career Technical Education and UC A-G Approved Courses Help Set Up Students for Success
Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

Student Video Competition to Award $100K in Prizes

The contest is being held by C-SPAN
Stanford: Tech Industry Needs More Women Innovators

Stanford: Tech Industry Needs More Women Innovators

Stanford scholar Vivek Wadhwa says the technology industry must level the playing field for women.
CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

More than 6,000 people are affected.
Stanford Engineer Helps Determine How the Brain Learns New Tasks

Stanford Engineer Helps Determine How the Brain Learns New Tasks

Have trouble mastering a new task? Here's why.
Learn About the Solar Eclipse Before it Happens

Learn About the Solar Eclipse Before it Happens

Do you love gazing at the sky but you're not really sure what you're seeing? Here's an opportunity to stretch your mind.
Stanford's New Lathrop Library Ready for Sept. 15 Opening

Stanford's New Lathrop Library Ready for Sept. 15 Opening

The East Asia Library will host special events as well as display precious materials previous stored away.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
Stanford Course Gives Students Just 10 Weeks to Design, Build, Fly Tiny 'Rescue' Aircraft

Stanford Course Gives Students Just 10 Weeks to Design, Build, Fly Tiny 'Rescue' Aircraft

Unique engineering course draws students from across campus with its hands-on approach to creating pilotless aircraft.
Stanford Professor First Woman Ever Awarded Fields Medal

Stanford Professor First Woman Ever Awarded Fields Medal

Maryam Mirzakhani is the first woman to ever win the Fields Medal – known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics."
Stanford Scholar: How to Avoid Workplace Paranoia

Stanford Scholar: How to Avoid Workplace Paranoia

Why your brain sometimes jumps to irrational conclusions about leaders and organizations.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

No fudging—you can show potential employers that you’re serious about leadership skills and staying ahead of the curve.
Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

It is "Teacher Appreciation Event" from Aug. 1-3 at all stores.
You May Not Be Winning Lottery, But Apparently Schools Are

You May Not Be Winning Lottery, But Apparently Schools Are

Lottery officials report $20 million more than the previous year may be sent to California schools.
Tickets on Sale for Saturday's 'Taste of Mountain View' Education Fundraiser

Tickets on Sale for Saturday's 'Taste of Mountain View' Education Fundraiser

It's all for a good cause, and the food will be really, REALLY good!