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no
Start
around 2011
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around 2016

About

Stanford University is a private research university in Stanford, California in northwestern Silicon Valley near Palo Alto. 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. The university was established as a coedu... (continued)