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Moo Anderson with technicians installing art / L.A. Cicero

A private art collection becomes a Stanford collection on Sunday, Sept. 21

The Anderson Collection at Stanford University welcomes museum members and the public this weekend.

welcoming students at new student orientation / L.A. Cicero/Stanford News Archive

Stanford welcomes Class of 2018 and transfer students

Tuesday is "move-in day" and the first day of New Student Orientation for freshmen and transfer students. In late afternoon, President John Hennessy will welcome the new students and their families at the 124th Opening Convocation Ceremony.

Karl Deisseroth / L.A. Cicero

Stanford's Karl Deisseroth wins Keio Prize

The medical science prize is awarded for his work in optogenetics – using light to control the activity of the brain. The technique is used to understand the brain's wiring and to unravel behavior.

fracking rig / Tim Hurst/Creative Commons

Stanford-led study assesses costs, benefits of fracking

Rising supplies of natural gas could benefit the environment by replacing coal as a fuel for electricity, but hydraulic fracturing poses dangers for people living near the wells, a new analysis finds.