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student Brady Magaoay in Rothko room at Phillips Collection / L.A. Cicero

Stanford inaugurates new academic arts program in Washington, D.C.

During winter quarter, the Bing Stanford in Washington Program offered its first quarter dedicated to the arts, including full-time internships. 

The Demo

Stanford Live posts 2014-15 season performances

The upcoming Stanford Live season promises an eclectic lineup of more than 60 events, from the world premiere of "The Demo" to a campus-wide examination of Haydn.

MarYam Hamedani portrait / Photo: L.A. Cicero

Stanford researcher: First-time college students benefit from discussing differences

A Stanford scholar found that talking about social class helped first-generation college students reduce the social-class achievement gap by as much as 63 percent.

3-D rendered illustration of a nerve cell / Sebastian Kaulitzki/Shutterstock

Stanford scientists observe brain activity in real time

A Stanford Bio-X team of scientists invented tools for watching mice brain nerves send signals in real time. The technique will make it easier to study brain functions and help develop therapies for brain diseases.