The Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED), an auxiliary of the Graduate School of Business, established an innovation center in Accra, Ghana, with the help of a $150 million initial grant from Dorothy and Robert King MBA ‘60.
The latest increase in the cost of Cardinal Care — and the University’s refusal to delay a waiver deadline that would preclude students from using California’s new health insurance exchange to find cheaper insurance — was met with discontent among graduate and international students while also prompting efforts on their part to mitigate the burden.
Organized by Stanford undergraduate Stephanie Young ’14, the Bioengineering Bootcamp — held at Stanford this summer for the first time — introduced high school students to the bioengineering field through research presentations given by Stanford professors and graduate students as well as hands-on projects. Young’s idea for orchestrating a bioengineering-themed program stemmed from last summer, when she talked with a friend who was coordinating a high school debate camp.
The Daily compiled a brief preview of how local communities plan to celebrate Independence Day.
Zombies may not have always been the brain-loving, dehumanized remnants of corpses that we now associate with “The Walking Dead” and other similar television shows. In fact, according to Elizabeth Rosen ’13 and Bri Evans ’13, leaders of the student-initiated course Zombies: Anthropology of the American Undead, the modern zombie is just the latest iteration of a complex and compelling subject.
Though Stanford Taekwondo is a club sport, its student-athletes enjoy many of the same resources as varsity athletes, and train and compete just as hard. The team’s coaches have won several national awards and the club also has ties with organizations from around the world.
Tom Kealey is a lecturer in Stanford’s Creative Writing Program and the author of “Thieves I’ve Known,” a collection of short stories that has won critical acclaim and which will be published later this year. The Daily sat down to talk with Kealey about “coding” stories, his first day of teaching and his new book.