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Posts Tagged ‘stanford’

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Giants re­charge battery in 2014 draft

6/14/2014
The Giants bolstered an already-strong pitching core and refreshed the farm system with power.
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Stanford researchers have found taking a stroll helps to stimulate creative thinking.
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Cal finds its new Provost on The Farm

1/14/2014
Stanford education dean Claude Steele has been chosen as the next UC Berkeley provost.
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The Cardinal will likely play No. 10 Michigan State in their fourth-straight BCS bowl game.
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Stanford survives scare from Oregon State

10/27/2013
Now, the game everyone's been waiting for — a Pac-12 showdown with Oregon — awaits.
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Dominika Cibulkova pulled off a gritty win over top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska to win the Bank of the West.
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Third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova clawed her way into a quarterfinal clash at the Bank of the West Classic.
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Reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli has pulled out of next week's Bank of the West tournament at Stanford.
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A Bay Area theater company is mashing up Gilbert & Sullivan with Gene Roddenberry.
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Big change for the Big Game: The date

10/15/2012
You don't have to be an alumnus of Cal or Stanford to know that the Big Game is typically played in late November.

Your California accent is tight, bro

8/13/2012
For the first time ever, a team of researchers are studying the origin and attributes of California's seemingly laid-back accents.

Stanford swaps playbooks for iPads

8/6/2012
Stanford football has punted their old-style paper playbooks, trading them out for 100 shiny new iPads stuffed with team strategy.
Brothers Garrett and Elliott Heath have a shot at qualifying — in different events — for the U.S. men's track and field Olympic team in London.
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Stanford star heading to Hollywood

4/16/2012
Nneka Ogwumike, one of the most accomplished players in women's college basketball, added another achievement to her resume.
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Welcome to earth, Mr. TJ* Roboto

4/5/2012
Ladies and gentlemen, meet TJ*, the robotic creation of Stanford mastermind Jeff Kessler.
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Inspired by similar programs in India and Singapore, engineers at Stanford hope some random cash can change people's commute habits.

California’s first Hispanic poet laureate

3/22/2012
It's amazing that it took so long for a great Hispanic writer like Juan Felipe Herrera to get the appointment.
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Get fit like a Shaolin monk

3/22/2012
Master Shi Yanran teaches his students to defend themselves with calm and awareness.
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Outdoor art brings old photos to life

3/16/2012
Who knew performance art could be fun, engaging and get us outside to enjoy nature?

How deep is your love?

2/24/2012
Stanford researchers put people in an fMRI machine and asked them to love as hard as they could.

Viagra may cure children’s condition

2/14/2012
Stanford researchers have found Viagra may be the cure for a rare lymphatic condition found in children.

Electric cars get a jolt of hope

2/1/2012
The electric car has never caught on in any major way. New tech now emerging from Stanford just might change that.
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Rodin’s ‘Thinker’ back at Stanford

1/24/2012
After a couple of years in North Carolina, Auguste Rodin's The Thinker has returned to its home on the farm.
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Big Game makes a big move

1/4/2012
The Big Game has suffered a big schedule shake-up, one that should anger fans of both teams.

Luck is still the best bet for the Heisman

11/29/2011
It would be pretty ironic if Andrew Luck didn’t win the Heisman, then went off to the NFL to play backup for Peyton Manning
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BCS computers “don’t like Stanford”

11/23/2011
Add Stanford head coach David Shaw to the long list of people that can't make sense of the BCS.

Crazy weekend stings for Stanford

11/20/2011
Ah, what could have been. With four teams in the BCS top 10 losing this weekend, including Oregon, Stanford's failure to roast the Ducks last week looms even larger.
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Stanford seeks redemption in Big Game

11/18/2011
If there’s a going-into-battle song blaring over the stadium loud speakers in Palo Alto this weekend, it should be “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” by Judas Priest.

Aftermath of Stanford loss

11/14/2011
You‘ve got to tip your hat to Andrew Luck. In a post-game interview following Saturday’s loss to Oregon State, the curly-haired puppy-eyed Stanford quarterback said: “I know it wasn’t going to be a cake walk … We still have football…

Stanford stuck at #4 in BCS rankings

11/7/2011
There’s nothing like a lousy computer rating to suck the joy out of a weekend win. But that’s exactly the kind of disappointment the Stanford Cardinal face. Just after a delicious 38-18 victory over Oregon State on Saturday — a…

Hundreds bid private farewell to Jobs

10/17/2011
From iPhone-screen vigils to Post-it note tributes, Apple fans have spent weeks remembering the legacy of Steve Jobs. Sunday night, friends and family honored the visionary Apple co-creator at a private memorial at Stanford. After a 90-minute service at…