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Memorial service for Daniel DeYoung scheduled Sept. 22 27 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

The service will be held in the garden of DeYoung's campus home.

Willpower is in your mind, not in a sugar cube 27 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

The research challenges the popular view that willpower is a limited resource that depends on a consistent supply of glucose.

High school students enjoy Stanford Summer Humanities Institute 27 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

Youngsters from around the United States experienced the rigors and rewards of college life as they conducted university-level research.

Stanford-affiliated sea-faring robot searches for toxic algae 26 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

A robotic sensor placed in Puget Sound searches for signs of toxic algae and bacteria that contaminate seafood.

New Stanford website takes a digital approach to families 26 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

Drawing connections through 15 centuries of data, Kindred Britain reveals how an interconnected network of families influenced history.

Stanford's King Institute commemorates 50th anniversary of March on Washington 23 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford and the City of Palo Alto are hosting an event Aug. 26 to remember the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Stanford ...

Stanford study: Participation in a cultural activity may reduce prejudice 22 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

Researchers find that social connections spark interest in another culture and engaging in behaviors associated with that culture may reduce implicit bias.

A new approach to making climate treaties function 20 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

Institutions for international climate cooperation need to appeal to fairness and effectiveness to gain support, study says, based on research at Stanford and in Switzerland.

Stanford scholars find varying quality of education in BRICs 19 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

In an effort to create world-class university systems, Brazil, Russia, India and China are funneling resources to higher education institutions. Stanford scholars look at the effects of such an expans...

Stanford students will use 'design thinking' to judge vintage vehicles at elite auto show 16 Aug 2013 | 12:00 pm

A Stanford course led by founder David Kelley has primed students to look for 'the differences that make a difference' in the cars on display at the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach.

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