In world of mounting fees, some stand out

...Apply to several schools on your short list, and application fees can really add up. According to U.S. News, Stanford University's nonrefundable $90 application fee tops the list. Other schools, including USC and the University of North...

Speaker urges GRU grads to follow passions

...chief product is an innovative incubator that grew out of a design class project Chen and her co-founders had at Stanford University. Their challenge was to create an inexpensive incubator that could be used in developing countries. About 15...

Global warming to push some species into extinction

...Europe, where rates are lower, said outside biologists Stuart Pimm, of Duke University, and Terry Root, of Stanford University.The projected extinction rate changes with time and how much warming there is from the burning of coal, oil...

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 House...

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...

Stanford to offer master's degree online

STANFORD, Calif. -- Degree.com? Yup -- Stanford University is poised to become the nation's first major research university to offer a master's degree online, starting this fall. The...

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Chelsea not attending Fishbowl U

STANFORD, Calif. -- When Chelsea Clinton becomes First Freshman at Stanford University on Friday, her proud and wistful parents will be watching. And so will reporters and photographers eager to document the start...

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Chelsea chooses Stanford

WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending months of speculation and rumor, Chelsea Clinton chose Stanford University as her next home, putting 3,000 miles between her and the iron gates on Pennsylvania Avenue. "Planes run out there and phones...

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