Stanford University

Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University, is a private research university in Stanford, California in northwestern Silicon Valley near Palo Alto. Its academic reputation, eminent alumni, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.The university was founded in 1885 by Leland Stanford, former governor of and U.S. senator from California and leading railroad tycoon, and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, in memory of their son, Leland Stanford, Jr., who died of typhoid fever two months before his 16th birthday in 1884; it opened on October 1, 1891.
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    … Networks, which owns HGTV, The Food Network and The Travel Channel. Gina and Mighty Networks have been featured in Fast Company, Bloomberg, Wired, and The New York Times. She has appeared on Charlie Rose, CNBC, and CNN. She grew up in Cupertino, California, graduated with honors from Stanford University, and received her M.B.A from Stanford Business School. Create a Mighty Network for Free! © 2016 DK New Media. …

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  • Pac-12 Networks-Twitter Livestreaming Pact Set to Kick Off

    … including soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, baseball, ice hockey, swimming, diving, softball, track and field, wrestling, lacrosse, tennis and water polo. The initial slate of games to fall under that agreement is (all times PT): Thursday, Oct. 6: women’s soccer, University of Oregon at University of Colorado, 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14: women’s soccer…

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  • Pac-12 Networks Is the Latest to Ink Twitter Live-Streaming Pact

    … in sports including soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, baseball, ice hockey, swimming, diving, softball, track and field, wrestling, lacrosse, tennis and water polo. The live events will be produced by the Pac-12 universities and they will also be streamed on those universities’ sites and the Pac-12 site. The members of the Pac-12 are: Twitter chief…

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