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Stanford Law Graduate Nominated by Obama To Serve On U.S. District Court

Stanford Law Graduate Nominated by Obama To Serve On U.S. District Court

Haywood Gilliam is currently a partner in a San Francisco legal firm.
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."
Palo Alto School District Hosts Back-To-School Annual Tasting Day

Palo Alto School District Hosts Back-To-School Annual Tasting Day

On the menu: healthy and delicious organic entrees, do-it-yourself food bars and new snacks! The event is Tuesday.
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.
Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

It is "Teacher Appreciation Event" from Aug. 1-3 at all stores.
Stanford Names New Dean for Religious Life

Stanford Names New Dean for Religious Life

The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw will succeed the Rev. William "Scotty" McLennan Jr., who is stepping down after 14 years.
Heads Up! Several Summer Construction Projects Underway at Stanford

Heads Up! Several Summer Construction Projects Underway at Stanford

As new construction projects bloom all over campus, Stanford's primary concern is the safety of people who are walking, bicycling, skateboarding or driving on the Farm. Campus officials have
Local Student Will 'Give Back' and Learn With Internship At Residential Center

Local Student Will 'Give Back' and Learn With Internship At Residential Center

Divya Shiv of Palo Alto was selected for an internship working with children at Youth Villages in Tennessee.
Should California Teachers Get Tenure? Judge Says No As He Strikes Down State Laws

Should California Teachers Get Tenure? Judge Says No As He Strikes Down State Laws

Students Matter, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit group founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch, sponsored the lawsuit filed in 2012. Plus a Q & A on the issue with Stanford experts.
Engineering Buildings at Stanford Named for $61 Million Gifts from Ram and Vijay Shriram

Engineering Buildings at Stanford Named for $61 Million Gifts from Ram and Vijay Shriram

University trustee and his wife names the Shriram Center for Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering and endows the departmental chair.