Search for Stanford University and
    1. June 21, 2016

      Stanford rape case and 7,000 anonymous words firing up millions

      A young woman stands naked in a hospital room as nurses hold up rulers to measure the abrasions on her body. One by one...

    2. May 11, 2016

      A blueprint for creating successful teams ‘on the fly’

      When his company won the contract for VIP catering and hospitality at the London 2012 Olympics, Greg Lawson, CEO of...

    1. The World

      April 29, 2016

      White House Countdown - Lucifer

      Sign up for our daily US politics newsletter here. John Boehner has been out of the spotlight since he was ousted as...

    2. April 8, 2016

      Blood Simple

      “If only they’d found out sooner. Maybe they’d still be alive.” It is the cry of anyone who has lost a loved one to a...

    3. April 4, 2016

      San Francisco start-up Minerva ‘more selective than Ivy League’

      A San Francisco start-up aiming to offer an Ivy League-level education at half the cost of elite US colleges has...

    4. FT Alphaville

      March 22, 2016

      Something very significant is happening in repo

      The spike in US Treasury bond fails to deliver, which started earlier this year, is something we’ve been watching...

    5. March 13, 2016

      Europe’s business schools adopt US art of big fundraising

      Twice a year Frédéric Mazzella, chief executive of ride-sharing service BlaBlaCar, travels to Insead on the outskirts...

    6. March 6, 2016

      Free Moocs act as try-before-you-buy model for online courses

      In the early days of online learning, schools and students were optimistic that the advent of Moocs (massive open...

    7. February 29, 2016

      Virtual reality is waiting for its killer app

      So, there I was shuffling along a rickety plank spanning two tower blocks when the well-meaning Stanford professor...

    8. February 24, 2016

      Philanthropy: Stanford University’s school for world leaders

      If there is one commodity that never seems to be in short supply in Silicon Valley, it’s ambition. The call to “change...

    9. February 24, 2016

      Nike founder’s $400m thrusts Stanford into global leadership race

      Nike founder Philip Knight has given $400m to Stanford University, equalling the largest individual donation to a US...

    10. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      FirstFT - Battle over Brexit matters to the world

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. The UK and the EU need each other Brexit...

    11. January 27, 2016

      Tableau thrives as it seeks to free data from ‘Excel hell’

      In 1993, Pat Hanrahan was part of the Pixar team that won an Oscar for animation software. A decade later, he...

    12. January 27, 2016

      Richest US universities reel in donors

      The US’s richest universities are winning an increasingly large share of donors’ money and enjoying better investment...

    13. December 29, 2015

      Digital doctors: on a mission to change medicine

      As a visiting scholar at Stanford University in 2012, Joshua Landy spotted stud­ent doctors in hospital rummaging in...

    14. November 23, 2015

      The camera-shy half of Instagram’s founding duo

      Mike Krieger must be more at ease behind the camera than gazing into the lens. Just look at his account on Instagram,...

    15. November 15, 2015

      How banning technology can boost focus and productivity

      Fed up with his staff constantly checking emails and alerts on their smartphones, Paul Devoy decided in September to...

    16. October 1, 2015

      Two Sigma hires ex-Google engineer as chief technology officer

      Two Sigma, a rapidly expanding $28bn quantitative hedge fund group, has hired a former senior Google engineer to be its...

    17. July 25, 2015

      BoE’s Haldane says corporations putting shareholders before economy

      The Bank of England’s chief economist has taken a swipe at the way corporations are run, accusing business leaders of...

    18. May 20, 2015

      Benjamin Lawsky leaves DFS to set up his own firm

      Benjamin Lawsky, the New York banking regulator who became one of Wall Street’s toughest critics, will leave government...

    19. May 13, 2015

      Review: ‘The Upside of Stress’, by Kelly McGonigal

      Kelly McGonigal is a convert. A health psychologist who teaches at Stanford University, for years she had held to the...

    20. May 7, 2015

      Fossil fuel: warming to a theme

      Lots of people refuse to invest in tobacco. These upstanding types do not, presumably, think that withholding capital...

    21. May 3, 2015

      Monday interview: Hwang Chang-gyu, KT chief executive

      Hwang Chang-gyu jokes that the iPhone might not be here today had it not been for his vision for mobile chips. In 2004,...

    22. April 30, 2015

      Glencore takes a stand on its fossil fuel reserves

      Ivan Glasenberg, the chief executive of Glencore, is rarely short of an opinion. So it was no surprise to see him...

    23. April 23, 2015

      Pentagon makes pitch to young tech-savvy individuals

      The Pentagon must shake up its personnel policies and shed its “dreary” image in order to attract young tech-savvy...

    24. March 22, 2015

      Apple and Google stake a claim on big pharma’s turf

      Within 24 hours of Apple launching its platform for health research this month, tens of thousands of iPhone users had...

    25. Business Blog

      February 18, 2015

      Women in tech: men are part of the solution as well as the problem

      Can a man speak for women’s experiences? It is a perennial issue, leading to charges in the Twittersphere of...

    26. February 13, 2015

      Cyber world like ‘Wild West’, says Obama

      Barack Obama has signed an executive order to enable the sharing of information on threats to cyber security, as the US...

    27. February 13, 2015

      Obama in new push over cyber security

      The White House is preparing a new cyber security executive order to improve the sharing of information between...

    28. January 20, 2015

      St Lawrence String Quartet, Bing Concert Hall, Stanford, California — review

      Fortunate are those composers who can depend on sympathetic interpreters to communicate their message to the world. For...

    29. January 20, 2015

      World economy poised for oil price upswing, say Davos economists

      The world economy will receive a significant boost from lower oil prices this year despite fears of deflation and...

    30. January 12, 2015

      Facebook understands you better than your spouse

      Ever feel misunderstood by colleagues, friends or even your spouse? Perhaps a computer, with a little help from your...

    31. December 11, 2014

      Fed’s capital drive tests business model at US banks

      Jamie Dimon has long laid claim to a “fortress balance sheet”. Even before he ran JPMorgan Chase, as chief executive of...

    32. December 5, 2014

      Air-conditioning that’s cheap. Cool!

      Engineers at Stanford University in the US have invented a remarkable way to cool buildings, even on hot, sunny days,...

    33. October 31, 2014

      The Inventory: Ann Miura-Ko

      Ann Miura-Ko, 37, is a co-founding partner of Floodgate, a venture capital firm focused on tech companies in Silicon...

    34. October 29, 2014

      Pool of grey talent could transform the world

      Frederic Neefs wants to pass on his love of helicopter flying by becoming a flight instructor. Now he has reached his...

    35. October 29, 2014

      Stanford to teach entrepreneurship in New York City

      Stanford GSB is to enter the increasingly competitive New York market for training the city’s budding entrepreneurs,...

    36. October 17, 2014

      Egg-freezing is latest talking point in Valley diversity debate

      Free lunch, free laundry and now free egg-freezing. Apple and Facebook have added oocyte cryopreservation – or freezing...

    37. October 10, 2014

      Best of 2014 - Farewell to the fund manager?

      It’s already become a legendary piece of advice. One of the world’s greatest investors tells his adoring shareholders...

    38. October 8, 2014

      Work on super-microscopes awarded Nobel Prize in chemistry

      Two Americans and a German have won the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistryfor developing super-microscopes that enable...

    Search for Stanford University and

    RELATED VIDEOS

    Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

    1. The FT's briefing of today's top stories...
      February 24, 2016

      The FT's briefing of today's top stories