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OCT 21, 2014 - TheStreet

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The Top 10 Richest Colleges by Endowment in North America

a NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- College tuition costs may be climbing, but that doesn't mean collegesaare hurting. In fact, a number of universities are sitting on mountains of cash as measured by the size of their endowments. A college's or university's endowment represents cash or other financial assets donated to an institution. The larger the endowment, the wealthier the school. ...

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OCT 20, 2014 - Washington Business Journal

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Chronicle of Philanthropy: 7 of top 50 U.S. charities are based in California

Seven of the 50 largest charities in the United States are based in California, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy's latest study, including three of the top 14: the Schwab Charitable Fund (No. 4), Silicon Valley Community Foundation (No. 8) and Stanford University (No. 14). Rounding out the Golden State's charitable organizations on the list, part of a broader Philanthropy ...

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OCT 20, 2014 - Forbes

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Audi Piloted Driving Success at Hockenheimring

Audi has done it, with help from Stanford University engineering students and the VW Electronics Research Lab (ERL) in Belmont, California. Ten years after the first running of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's DARPA Grand Challenge, a competition intended to spur development of robotic vehicles, a 560 HP Audi RS 7 lapped the Hockenheimring at high speeds—autonomously, flawlessly, without ...

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OCT 14, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.>

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OCT 14, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Your Smartphone Would Be Dumb Without Federally Funded University Research

Federally funded research projects at universities led to the smartphone as we know it. As the Association of American Universities illustrated in a post last week, each portion of modern smartphones was developed through university research. The lithium ion battery, for instance, would have been wildly expensive without John Goodenough's research on "less expensive, alternative materials for batteries" at the ...

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