University Will design-thinking strategies benefit students after class is dismissed? 2019-04-19T22:46:17.000000000+00:00 A new study led by Stanford education researchers offers encouraging evidence, especially for lower-achieving students. Possible blood test for colon cancer 2019-04-19T16:45:50.000000000+00:00 Up to half of people who should be screened for colorectal cancer do not get the routine procedure. A blood test to detect colorectal cancer being developed by Stanford doctors and materials scientists could help change that. Stanford alumna Sally Ride remembered with residence hall renaming 2019-04-19T07:01:44.000000000+00:00 Members of the campus community gathered to rename a residence hall in memory of pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, with her mother, Joyce Ride, in attendance. Also at the event, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne acknowledged and honored the contributions of Native Americans to Stanford Unive... Scientists speak up at Stanford 2019-04-18T23:45:14.000000000+00:00 A new graduate student initiative is combating misinformation around science by helping Stanford students and postdocs improve their communication skills. Stanford Law’s David Sklansky on the Mueller Report and AG Barr conclusions 2019-04-18T23:08:49.000000000+00:00 In a Q&A, law Professor David Sklansky, a former federal prosecutor, discusses the Mueller Report’s findings and inconsistencies with U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s conclusions. Potential for congressional action on climate change 2019-04-17T23:00:28.000000000+00:00 The political landscape has changed, potentially opening a window for meaningful policies to combat global warming. Stanford experts discuss opportunities and prospects for change. Newest American Academy of Arts and Sciences members 2019-04-17T10:00:30.000000000+00:00 The Stanford faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious honorary learned societies, are scholars in the fields of education, performing arts, economics, law and mathematics. Robert Tibshirani elected as Royal Society Fellow 2019-04-17T09:00:59.000000000+00:00 The Royal Society cited Tibshirani’s invention of the “Lasso” and other statistical tools for his election. Stanford statement on fact-finding review related to Dr. Jiankui He 2019-04-16T20:00:20.000000000+00:00 Stanford University issued the following statement regarding the conclusion of a fact-finding review. ResX Task Force releases final recommendations 2019-04-16T17:00:15.000000000+00:00 A report released Tuesday provides the task force’s proposals for the future of the undergraduate residential experience, which have been accepted by the president and provost.