Stanford University

Police on the scene after protesters block Highway 101 near University Avenue on December 3, 2014. A protest was held over a New York City grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man. (CBS)

Stanford Student Protesters Block Highway 101 Over NYPD Chokehold Death

About 150 people, many of them students at Stanford University, briefly blocked Highway 101 Wednesday night following a New York City grand jury’s decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer.

12/04/2014

Quarterback Kevin Hogan #8 of the Stanford Cardinal throws a pass against the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on November 28, 2014 in Pasadena. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Hogan Leads Stanford To Upset Of No. 9 UCLA

Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 9 UCLA’s hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday.

11/28/2014

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

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