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Stanford University is considering holding fall classes in outdoor tents to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

The Stanford University administration is mulling options for reopening campus for the fall semester. One possibility is holding classed outside in a large tent, the student newspaper reported. Campus activity will resume in a “phased restart,” President Marc Tessier-Lavigne told the paper. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Stanford […]
Stanford University is considering holding fall classes in outdoor tents to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
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The college admissions scandal ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches to be part of the scheme but only one took the bait

Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne said in a letter to the university community that the ringleader of the college admissions scandal, William “Rick” Singer, approached seven coaches at the school about trading bribes for students’ recruitments to the school at athletes. Tessier-Lavigne said an external review of the case revealed that […]
The college admissions scandal ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches to be part of the scheme but only one took the bait
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Apple CEO Tim Cook’s best advice for college graduates in 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremonies for both Stanford University and Tulane University this year. His speeches reflected on the themes of accepting responsibility, having the courage to listen to others and to see things differently, and making an impact that will be remembered […]
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s best advice for college graduates in 2019
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Apple CEO Tim Cook called out companies like Facebook, Theranos, and YouTube in a speech pushing for responsibility in Silicon Valley

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in his commencement speech at Stanford University that the tech industry is becoming known for the belief that “you can claim credit without accepting responsibility.” Although he didn’t reference any companies by name, his comments seem to apply to recent controversies surrounding firms like Facebook […]
Apple CEO Tim Cook called out companies like Facebook, Theranos, and YouTube in a speech pushing for responsibility in Silicon Valley
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The Chinese woman whose family was the college admission scandal’s biggest client says she was duped into paying $6.5 million to get her daughter into Stanford

The Beijing-based family of Yusi Zhao was revealed to be the college admissions scandal’s biggest client on Monday, having paid $US6.5 million to get their daughter into Stanford University. Their family lawyer released a statement from Zhao’s mother, only identified as Mrs. Zhao, saying she was tricked into believing the […]
The Chinese woman whose family was the college admission scandal’s biggest client says she was duped into paying $6.5 million to get her daughter into Stanford
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8 colleges were named in the massive college-admissions scandal. Here’s how they’re responding.

Dozens of people, including several successful actors and prominent businesspeople, have been indicted in a college-admissions scheme, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Authorities said parents spent an average of between $US250,000 and $US400,000 per student and some facilitated their children being recruited as Division 1 athletes regardless of their […]
8 colleges were named in the massive college-admissions scandal. Here’s how they’re responding.
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Sundar Pichai was awarded $281 million in compensation last year. Here’s how the Alphabet CEO got his start and rose to become one of the world’s highest-paid executives.

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is now one of the world’s highest-paid executives after he was awarded $US281 million in total compensation in 2019. Pichai, who is also the CEO of Google, became Alphabet’s CEO when Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced last December […]
Sundar Pichai was awarded $281 million in compensation last year. Here’s how the Alphabet CEO got his start and rose to become one of the world’s highest-paid executives.