July 22, 2014

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Posts Tagged ‘stanford’

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Giants re­charge battery in 2014 draft

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

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

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.

Big change for the Big Game: The date

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How deep is your love?

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

Viagra may cure children’s condition

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

Electric cars get a jolt of hope

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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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…