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'''Stanford University''', in the town of [[Stanford]] and the city of [[Palo Alto]], [[California]], is a private university in the [[United States]]. It was founded in 1891 by the gift of the successful businessman [[Leland Stanford]] (1824-1893), a former governor of California, on the site of his country estate.<ref>http://www.stanford.edu/home/stanford/history/begin.html#Pro</ref>
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'''Stanford University''', in the town of [[Stanford]] and the city of Palo Alto, [[California]], is a private university in the [[United States]]. It was founded in 1891 by the gift of the successful businessman [[Leland Stanford]] (1824-1893), a former governor of California, on the site of his country estate.<ref>http://www.stanford.edu/home/stanford/history/begin.html#Pro</ref>
  
 
Stanford is one of the world's leading research institutions, with top professors and researchers in the fields of physics, medicine, engineering, and the natural sciences.<ref>http://www.stanford.edu/</ref>
 
Stanford is one of the world's leading research institutions, with top professors and researchers in the fields of physics, medicine, engineering, and the natural sciences.<ref>http://www.stanford.edu/</ref>

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Stanford University
Stanfordseal.gif
City: Stanford, California
Type: Private
Sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, rowing, rowing ltw, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, sync swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball, water polo, wresting[1]
Colors: red, white
Mascot: Stanford Tree (Cardinals)
Endowment: $16.5 billion[2]
Website: http://www.stanford.edu/

Stanford University, in the town of Stanford and the city of Palo Alto, California, is a private university in the United States. It was founded in 1891 by the gift of the successful businessman Leland Stanford (1824-1893), a former governor of California, on the site of his country estate.[3]

Stanford is one of the world's leading research institutions, with top professors and researchers in the fields of physics, medicine, engineering, and the natural sciences.[4]


Some have criticized Stanford for its allegedly liberal policies, such as

  • expelling a doctoral student from its program because he told the truth about mandatory abortion in China
  • Banning of all ROTC programs because they allegedly discriminate against homosexuals.


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