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Stanford University

Stanford University, leading U.S. educational and research center. Stanford was founded by Leland and Jane Lathrop Stanford in 1885 as a memorial to their son who died of typhoid fever. Located in Stanford, Calif., Stanford is a private, coeducational university that offers both undergraduate and graduate courses of study.

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