Facebook’s IPO filing Wednesday earned positive attention, but some Stanford students said they shied away from jobs there because they perceive it as being too large for individual employees to have an impact.
Biology is a required course for many Stanford undergraduates. A new pilot lab always meets outside and lets students research a native California plant at the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.
Planes, trains, ships, automobiles, and pipelines account for 27 percent of all energy use in the world. Stanford engineers are studying how to make greener transportation more affordable and accessible to the masses.
Following the news that American forces had gunned down al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, 40 Stanford students organized a bonfire to commemorate the event.
QuestBridge, a nonprofit in Silicon Valley acts as a matchmaking service connecting low-income students to top colleges. The organization has placed thousands of students since 1994.
Criminal record clearance assistance is in high demand in Santa Clara County; however, the programs that provide it are struggling to find the money and support to stay afloat.