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OROVILLE >> Arbor Day will be celebrated Thursday in Oroville with a special event starting at 10 a.m. at Stanford Avenue School, 1801 Stanford Ave. The public event includes the planting of trees donated by PG&E, the Lake Oroville Area Garden Club, Western Environmental Consulting, and the city of Oroville.
Stanford's James Shaw has been named the Sports Imports/AVCA Men's Division I-II National Player of the Week in volleyball.
A REAP team member administers an eye exam to an elementary school student in China's rural Gansu province.
Our Children's Earth and Ecological Rights Foundation filed the lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, claiming the service is not properly protecting steelhead trout in San Francisquito creek.
Higher education is in a "period of great experimentation" in the field of online learning, President Hennessy told a Berkeley audience last week, adding that he is confident its successes and failures will lead to new approaches to teaching that will benefit students.
Anti-government protests such as this one last year in the Moroccan capital of Rabat exemplify continued unrest in the region affected by the Arab Spring.
Rice University has been on several lists this year, including Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine list of the "30 Best Values in Small Colleges" and the "30 Best College Values in the West/Southwest."
Some sour news for lactose-intolerant people who hoped that raw milk might prove easier to stomach than pasteurized milk: A pilot study from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows little difference in digestibility between the two.
The situation is dire: Enemy soldiers have invaded your village and plan to kill all the remaining residents.
The multiagency San Joaquin County gang task force on Friday apprehended three people who stole a wheelchair belonging to a special-needs child, crashed their getaway car and ran into a cemetery in an attempt to escape, authorities said.
When her husband Wally passed in 1999, Mary Kiki Wilcox began searching for something to give her a sense of purpose.
Women are well represented throughout the university as undergraduates, graduate students and increasingly as faculty and staff members, yet their ranks and influence in leadership positions have not matched the growth elsewhere, according to an ad hoc study of the status of women in Stanford leadership presented to the Faculty Senate on Thursday.
In a new experiment aimed at integrating the humanities and computer science while providing students with unique educational experiences, Stanford will offer undergraduates the opportunity to pursue a new "joint major" in computer science and either English or music starting in fall 2014.
Stanford student researchers have flown in near-zero-gravity to develop a device to monitor an astronaut's heart function.