After receiving lower than expected interest from seniors last year, Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) is continuing to encourage seniors and juniors to work on a Senior Synthesis grant.
What does it mean to be happy? Can we control happiness? Are we happiness junkies?
These questions and more were discussed at the 2013 Roundtable at Stanford last Friday, hosted by Katie Couric.
Through collaboration between the Stanford Storytelling Project and the Stanford Speaker’s Bureau, Daniel Handler gave a talk at Cemex auditorium Wednesday night.
On Oct. 1, Stanford Peace of Mind (SPoM) hosted Let’s Talk, an open discussion on mental health and the campus attitude towards happiness, where students were able to brainstorm potential ideas to help make Stanford a better experience for all.
Nearly 50 percent of assistant professors who are hired at Stanford will go on to obtain tenure, according to Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences Richard Saller, who noted that around 80 percent of those faculty members who reached the point of being considered for tenure are granted it.
For most, the honors thesis journey accounts for one of the most challenging—and enriching—experiences of their academic careers.
The Faculty Senate heard an annual budget report from Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 at its Thursday meeting.