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Seniors' thesis projects garner university medals

July 15, 2016 9:24 am
Thirty-five graduating seniors were recognized recently for their outstanding thesis projects. They are recipients of the 2016 Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, the Robert M. Golden Medal for Excellence in Humanities and Creative Arts; and the David M. Kennedy Honors Thesis Prize. The prizewinners represent 24 academic departments and all three schools with… Read more Seniors' thesis projects garner university medals
3 books

Crisis and connection theme of Three Books program

July 13, 2016 8:50 am
In recent weeks, Stanford launched its annual Three Books program by mailing each member of the Class of 2020 and incoming transfer students their first reading assignment – two novels and a nonfiction book. The university sent packages of books to incoming students living in 70 countries. Stanford English Professor Elizabeth Tallent selected this year’s… Read more Crisis and connection theme of Three Books program
Students fighting superbugs

Undergraduates developing antibiotics to fight superbugs

July 1, 2016 2:02 pm
Antibiotics have reduced deadly infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, E. coli and tetanus to rare and treatable occurrences. Unfortunately, as antibiotic usage increases both in human health and agricultural sectors, bacteria are evolving resistance to these medications. Fatalities from antibiotic-resistant bacteria are projected to increase from 23,000 to 10 million people per year in the… Read more Undergraduates developing antibiotics to fight superbugs

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