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NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal Preview: Louisville takes on Stamford, Clemson faces Denver and more

As the NCAA Tournament kicks off its quarterfinal matches on Friday, the clear dominance from ACC representatives is clear to see.

All four of the matches in this round will be hosted by an ACC team, and the battle between Wake Forest and Virginia Tech will ensure that at least one ACC representative travels to Houston next weekend. 165 more words

College Soccer

Portions of the brain fall asleep and wake back up all the time, Stanford researchers find

New research finds that small regions of the brain cycle in and out of sleep, even when awake. The cycles shift toward ‘awake’ when that part of the brain pays attention to a task. 1,051 more words


New nontoxic hydrogels developed by Stanford engineers could aid in food production and other applications

Hydrogels already form the absorbent layer in disposable diapers and the curve of soft contact lenses. A new process makes these materials useful for more applications, including wine-making and firefighting. 881 more words


Supporting WITS Chicago in its Mission to Improve Literacy

Since 2002, Stanford MBA graduate Tim Shields has been serving as director of UBS, a financial services company with offices in Chicago. In his free time, Tim Shields supports Working in the Schools (WITS) Chicago. 161 more words


The Point of College

Hello there! How is everyone’s week going? :)

There’s somebody I’d like you all to meet.

Meet Gabriela. She is a 20 year-old earth-dweller, Stanford student, Junior Class President, RA, feminist, intellect, workhorse, and incredible friend. 690 more words


Notre Dame is blocking Malik Zaire from transferring to 11 schools

Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire is on the move and looking to play one more year as a graduate transfer somewhere. His career with the Fighting Irish didn’t quite go as planned when he broke his ankle against Virginia last season and permanently lost the job to DeShone Kizer. 78 more words

College Football

Crowd-Funding for the ICC's Trust Fund for Victims

Students enrolled in my Policy Lab at Stanford Law School on Legal & Policy Tools to Prevent Atrocities were asked to undertake a project dedicated to generating  590 more words