The company has raised $40 million to date, and within five years, founder Amit Etkin expects to have approved drugs for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Typically, one’s move-in date for college is not readily forgotten, especially when there’s a surging variant of COVID-19 that threatens us all with the prospect of the embarrassing mistake of once again trusting too much in our institution’s promises.
The 7-day positivity rate on campus is 0.21%, compared to 1.7% for the county and 3.4% for the state as students have moved into their residences for fall quarter.
An entry-level software engineer at a top Internet company can expect a salary of $140,000 per year. There is free gourmet food in the office, not to mention walking trails and other amenities. To some among the rising generation of workers, something about this is too good to be true.
The research team utilized a set of four interventions on 300 randomly selected intervention villages. These actions, called the “NORM model,” included free mask distribution, providing information on correct mask-wearing practices, public reinforcement and mask-wearing endorsement by trusted public and religious leaders.
Former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster promoted a wide range of conservative talking points at a small Stanford in Government event on Wednesday attended by roughly a dozen students. Among his theories, McMaster said that today’s curriculum of “self-loathing” in schools may advance critical race theory (CRT), which he called “a form of racism itself,” and warned of growing terrorist threats in Afghanistan.
This year’s new experiential learning opportunities (ELOs) include research, a Cardinal Quarter or some other relevant experience outside of the classroom. They can take place at Stanford or elsewhere, but the only in-person ELOs that will be funded are on campus.
Achieving herd immunity is not guaranteed, especially given complications like emerging variants, pockets of low vaccination coverage, hesitancy and lack of access. However, reaching the immunity threshold may not be a prerequisite for getting out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Going into high school, I knew the games were over, but I still kept up my charade for as long as possible. I wanted to maintain the illusion that I had a sense of wonder, not that I could take a test, writes Matthew Turk.
Matthew Turk reflects on the isolation of finishing high school and beginning college from home.
When will I ever return to that boy who loved the spirit of learning and living life for the sake of it? Instead of being inclined to spend hours on end building circuits, that’s now something I’d have to force myself to do, writes Matthew Turk.
Now in my first year as a college student, it’s become more evident that I’m leaving behind who I was, and I am not sure who I am, writes Matthew Turk.
In addition to organizing boot camps, campus events and outreach efforts to bring accessibility to quantum computing, the SQCA’s partnership with qBraid has given rise to new initiatives to bring the online platform to high schools in the Stanford network at no cost.
Grilled on conflicts of interest, market manipulation and the details of order fulfillment, Robinhood chief executive officer (CEO) Vlad Tenev ’08 ended up apologizing for his company's handling of January’s events.
Like last week, surveillance tests for students this week exceeded 10,000, this time reaching just over 12,000, roughly a 480-test increase from last week.
Without stories and memory, there would be no identity. But how, exactly, does memory chronicle events?
Tenev reaffirmed that he was not influenced by hedge funds to limit the trade of certain securities on the platform and answered over a dozen questions, ranging from where he feels the company’s criticism is deserved, to improvements to the financial system, to his sleep schedule.
Two weeks ago, individual traders sent video game retailer GameStop’s stock ballooning to a closing price of $347 — a 2,000% increase from that of the previous month — to the chagrin of institutionalized investors who have been betting on the stock price falling in a tactic known as "shorting" the stock.
It's too dangerous to get in the mindset that you should only do what you love.
The linguist and public intellectual encouraged student activists, and warned of nuclear threats and climate change, in a wide-ranging webinar on Friday.