Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Maryam Mirzakhani of Stanford Becomes First Woman to Win the Fields Medal

Maryam Mirzakhani of Stanford Becomes First Woman to Win the Fields Medal

Maryam Mirzakhani of Stanford University will receive the Fields Medal tomorrow. She will be the first woman to win this medal, math’s highest prize and the equivalent of the Nobel Prize. Mirzakhani, who is Iranian, was also the first Iranian high school student to achieve a perfect score on the International Mathematics Olympiad in 1995. She is currently a Professor of Mathematics at Stanford.

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Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Student | 2 comments

Stuff to Do Before Coming to Stanford

Stuff to Do Before Coming to Stanford

Now that the school year is over, there are 1,691 incoming Stanford undergraduates who, for the most part, are on summer break and eagerly awaiting the beginning of their Stanford careers. While I’m glad I thoroughly enjoyed that summer, there are a few things I wish I had done before coming to Stanford. These are just suggestions that I wish someone had told me…

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Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Student | 0 comments

That Last Summer

That Last Summer

To all of the committed students, savor this last high school summer. It’s the unusual summer where you really don’t have to do anything. You’ve made it–you’ve gotten in Stanford. Take this time to enjoy yourself…

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Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in News | 0 comments

#NerdNation Claims 20th Consecutive Directors’ Cup

#NerdNation Claims 20th Consecutive Directors’ Cup

With the final standings set to be released after the 2014 baseball College World Series, the winner of the 2013-14 Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings has already been determined with Stanford claiming its unprecedented 20th consecutive award as the top intercollegiate athletic department in the nation.

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