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Stanford University: Private research university in Stanford, California, US
Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford is known for its academic achievements, wealth, location within Silicon Valley, and selectivity; it ranks as one of the world's top universities.


U.S. colleges weigh return to campus life [Video]

U.S. colleges weigh return to campus life

Campus life, long defined by tight dorm rooms and massive classrooms, will not look the same when classes resume in the fall. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Hot or cold, expert says 'still going to get transmission' [Video]

Hot or cold, expert says 'still going to get transmission'

Despite much speculation about whether transmission of the new coronavirus may wane in warmer climates, David Relman, an infectious disease expert at Stanford University, says virus transmission can..

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A treatment for severe peanut allergies could come in the form of an antibody injection, according to a new Stanford-led pilot study.  
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Why empathy may be declining and how to fix it

Research says empathy may now be declining in our society. Jamil Zaki, a psychology professor at Stanford University and the author of "The War for Kindness," joined CBSN to discuss how to rebuild..
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Chanel Miller, assaulted by Brock Turner, opens up about coming forward: "It's a brutal process"

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In her book, “Know My Name,” she fills in the details of her life before and after the Stanford sexual assault case that sparked outrage around the world.
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Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

Justin Herbert threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12 play at Stanford next week
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In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”
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