Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...board of directors.Although Porat was born in England, her father was a physicist who spent 26 years working at Stanford University, where she received her undergraduate degree in economics and international relations in 1979.She also sits...

Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyberattacks

...Obama said at a White House cybersecurity summit at Stanford University, just miles from Google, Facebook and other Internet...legislation.While the focus of the White House visit to Stanford University Friday was cybersecurity, the cadre of White...

Doctors urge caution in prescribing medical marijuana to kids

...said Dr. Seth Ammerman, the policy's lead author and a professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at Stanford University.The academy's qualified support might lead more pediatricians to prescribe medical marijuana, but the group...

Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...sales staff, according to Hay Group's survey of 140 retailers with annual sales of $500 million.Ed Lazear, a Stanford University economics professor who served as an informal adviser to Wal-Mart during the past year for the program, applauded...

Augusta swimmer Jackie Jeschke signs with Big Red of Nebraska

...my team and my coaches were already part of my family."Jeschke previously attended Aquinas before starting at Stanford University Online. Not only did she like the academic strength, but she liked how it made her schedule more flexible ? she...

Pardon me for not being all broken up over Hillary being 'dead broke'

...357,000 on their joint 2000 income tax return. HOW ON EARTH DID THEY GET their daughter, Chelsea, through Stanford University on the mere pension of a U.S. president and the salary of a U.S. senator? And while shopping around for...

Mix Diskerud delivers for U.S. on international stage

...followed by a game with Nigeria six days later in Jacksonville, Florida. The Americans end their two-week stay at Stanford University on Thursday and head east."It's started now, this whole thing," Klinsmann said.

Best & Brightest: Joshua Cooper, Aquinas High School

...project, Boshears Skyfest, Family Promise, altar server, Masters Soup KitchenCOLLEGE/CAREER: Plans to attend Stanford University in fall, major in biochemistry, and eventually earn a doctorate. He hopes to be a researcher and be accepted...

Westside High student wins Best and Brightest

...Na tion al Honor Society, became student body president and is an AP Scholar with Distinc tion.He will attend Stanford University and study mechanical engineering. He credited his parents and teachers with helping him achieve the Best and Brightest...

Best & Brightest winner: Eniolufe J. Asebiomo, Westside High School

...to major in mechanical engineering with a minor in policy at either The Massachusetts Institute of Technology or Stanford University OF NOTE: Eni's parents sent him back to their home country, to Abuja, Nigeria, for boarding school in the seventh...