Stanford University

Screenshot of first website on the World Wide Web in America, developed by the Stanford Linear Accelerator. (CBS)

Stanford Brings Back World Wide Web’s Beginnings

In 1991, scientists at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, or SLAC, wanted an easy way to share their research. So physicist Tony Johnson and his colleague Paul Kunz went to France to learn about a revolutionary idea called the Internet.

10/30/2014

Eric Cotton #80 of the Stanford Cardinal catches the ball in front of Sulaiman Hameed #37 of the Washington State Cougars and runs it in for a touchdown in the first quarter at Stanford Stadium on October 10, 2014. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hogan Throws 3 Touchdowns, No. 25 Stanford Defeats Washington State

Kevin Hogan threw for 284 yards and three touchdowns and No. 25 Stanford slowed down Connor Halliday and the Air Raid offense in a 34-17 victory over Washington State on Friday night.

10/10/2014

Dr. William Esco Moerner (Stanford University Dept. of Chemistry_

Scientist From Stanford University Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry

For the third consecutive year, a researcher from Stanford is being awarded the top prize in science: the Nobel Prize. This time, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Nobel committee has put the spotlight on super-powered microscopes.

10/08/2014

Arun Jambulapati

15-Year-Old Set To Begin Graduate School At Stanford University

He is not old enough to drive or vote. But on Monday, a 15-year-old is starting graduate school at an elite Bay Area university.

09/20/2014

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Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Strikes Peninsula Near Palo Alto

An earthquake registering a magnitude of 2.9 struck in southern San Mateo County Wednesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

09/03/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

Alaska District Attorney Will Not Bring Charges In Sexual Assault Case Involving Stanford Student

District Attorney James Scott said there is insufficient evidence to prove that 21-year-old senior Leah Francis was raped by her ex-boyfriend in his home in Alaska over winter break.

08/13/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Police Search For Man Suspected Of Groping Woman Walking Dog At Stanford

Palo Alto police are searching for a young man who allegedly groped a middle-aged woman Thursday evening as they walked their dogs near Stanford University, according to spokesman.

08/08/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Stanford Ranked As Most LGBT-Friendly University

Students were surveyed on 130,00 students attending the 379 colleges ranked in the publication, which uses the results to rank schools on 62 different characteristics ranging from best college theater to most politically active students (surprise – Cal didn’t crack the top 20).

08/05/2014

Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory(SLAC)

No Injuries Reported After Smoky Fire At Stanford Linear Accelerator, Facility Shut Down

The linear accelerator at Stanford University’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California was shut down Thursday and two research labs idled after a fire damaged electrical equipment that helps power the accelerator, a lab spokesman said.

06/26/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Fire Breaks Out At Stanford Linear Accelerator

Menlo Park fire officials are responding to a two-alarm fire at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Wednesday evening.

06/26/2014

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