When did Stanford University open?

Answer Stanford University opened Oct. 1, 1891. Former California governor Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane, built the university in memory of their only child, Leland Jr., who died at age 15 in 1884. T... Read More »

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How to Get Into Stanford?

Choosing a college can be a very stressful time. Stanford is a "holistic" school with no minimum GPA, class rank, or standardized test score requirements. This article will explain how to get into ... Read More »

What is Stanford Medicine?

According to, Stanford Medicine is compromised of three main components: Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Hospitals & Clinics and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital.Stanf... Read More »

Stanford MBA Programs?

Rated the top MBA program (along with Harvard) in the United States by "U.S. News & World Report," Stanford University's Graduate School of Business offers the traditional MBA degree along with sev... Read More »

What does Allen Stanford have to do with the CIA?

Venezuelan military intelligence officials have accused Allen Stanford of accepting money from the CIA to spy on their government. A Venezuelan task force raided one of his offshore banks to try to... Read More »