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In a study by Prof. Cohen, subjects' views on welfare policies hinged on which party they were told supported them:
New research findings support the involvement of parents in anorexia treatment:
How do we meet the needs of people today and in future generations, but do it in a way that protects our life support systems? Pamela Matson, dean of the #Stanford School of Earth Sciences, and Jeffrey Koseff, professor of civil and environmental engineering, teach "Meeting the Global Sustainability
.@StanfordFball travels to Seattle to play @UW_Football on Saturday. The game starts at 1:15 p.m. PT on @CFBONFOX:
Stanford scholars: #Ebola epidemic can only be contained by treating people with dignity, rebuilding public trust.
Pamela Matson and Jeffrey @koseff teach "Meeting the Global Sustainability Challenge":
Study: Brief as it was, the 2013 government shutdown was harmful to both federal employees and the U.S. economy:
#Fall at #Stanford. Credit: Ian Terpin
Experiments by @StanfordBiz Prof. Uzma Khan show just how bad we are at instinctively understanding probabilities:
"We push back when we're given rehearsed answers." Bill Koski and @robreich on teaching freshmen: #ThinkingMatters
Rob Reich and Bill Koski met as graduate students at #Stanford in 1996. Today, the professors of political science and law, respectively, team teach “Justice and the Constitution,” a #ThinkingMatters course designed specifically for freshmen in which they address the tensions among the ideals of lib
Stanford and @Harvard presidents in joint op-ed: Universities must step up to combat climate change. #Climate2014
A free online Stanford course examines medical education in the new millennium:
Professors @robreich and William Koski teach "Justice and the Constitution": #ThinkingMatters
#Stanford's #ThinkingMatters program provides freshmen with an "on ramp" to college-level learning, helping them to engage productively with the intellectual life of the university. Visit the link in the "about" section above to learn more about the course series and watch teaching teams discuss the
The @StanfordARS is now home to more than 7,500 piano rolls. Watch keys move at the apparent command of Gershwin:
#Stanford’s Department of #Music and Archive of Recorded Sound have acquired a formerly private collection comprising ten reproducing #pianos and more than 7,500 rolls of historically significant performances, delivered by some of the greatest composers and pianists of the 20th century. Here, keys a
Follow @FSIStanford at 4 p.m. PT for live coverage of Stanford's #EbolaForum:
.@StanfordSOTU class focuses on issues surrounding the 2014 midterm elections. Lectures will be posted on @iTunesU:
Graduate student Derek Ouyang is working to transform one of Stockton's longest-standing corridors of blight:
The @mercnews profiles Jane Chen, MBA '08, who invented a revolutionary incubator to save babies worldwide:
.@SUMedicine study: Why are pregnant women so susceptible to the flu? Overzealous immune cells may be to blame.
The social and economic costs of domestic violence far outstrip the costs of civil war, Prof. James Fearon found:
A report lays out four steps South Korea can take to create a foundation for peaceful unification with North Korea:
In #ThinkingMatters courses, freshmen will consider love, war, justice, belief and the cosmos:
The Farm's new freshmen started classes today. Take a look back at their #WelcomeToStanford:
After months of construction and installation, #Stanford is officially the home to the core of the Anderson Collection, one of the world's most outstanding private assemblies of post-World War II American #art. For more photos, visit the Stanford Facebook page.
Stanford researchers have created an "evolved" protein that may stop cancer's spread:
Explore the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University:
Jennifer @granick on the Costeja decision: "It marks the beginning of the end of the global Internet."
The 2014-15 @StanfordWBB schedule features 15 regular-season home games:
An under-mattress device uses precisely timed vibrations to promote healthy sleep patterns, ward off night terrors:
During orientation, freshmen packaged more than 50,000 meals with the international organization @Stop_Hunger_Now.
At a New Student Orientation event on Saturday, members of the Class of 2018 worked with the international agency Stop Hunger Now to package more than 50,000 meals to be shipped to schools and families in developing countries. The activity introduced freshmen to the Haas Center for Public Service an
What genetic mechanisms drive species diversification? The cichlid fish offers clues:
An experimental, nontoxic protein therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice:
Professor Jennifer Eberhardt, winner of the MacArthur Fellowship, speaks to @KQEDForum about her work:
On @SUMedicine's #BiomedBites series: Professor James Ferrell deciphers the rhythms of life.
The Anderson Collection at Stanford opens on Sunday:
What will it take for countries to agree on an effective climate treaty? @FSIStanford's Kenneth Scheve explored:
Student-athletes to the campus community: #ItsOnUs to prevent sexual assault and relationship violence. #ItsOnUs
Stanford student-athletes: #ItsOnUs to lead by example and promote a culture of respect on campus.
Panel co-chaired by @SUMedicine Prof. Philip Pizzo recommends strategies for overhauling end-of-life health care:
A new imaging technique shows, for the first time, how human brain tissue changes over life:
.@KQEDscience profiles "danceroom Spectroscopy," an installation on view at the Stanford Art Gallery until Sept. 20:
Chelsea Clinton and parents at New Student Orientation 1997. What did your #WelcomeToStanford look like? #TBT