Imagine waking up one morning to the sounds of a burglar rustling at your doorknob. As the door creaks open, however, you are unable to move — confined to your bed. Moments later, you realize the burglar was just a hallucination and your movement is restored. It was only a dream.
When the call from the White House came in late December, Lucy Shapiro wasn’t quite sure how to react.
“When someone gets on the phone and tells you that the President of the United States is awarding you the highest honor that they give in science and technology, and that is also for outstanding service to your nation, it’s quite a thrill,” Shapiro, professor of developmental biology at the School of Medicine, said.
In response to high demand for flu shots this season and a fully booked scheduled at the Vaden Immunization Clinic, Vaden Health Center has planned three emergency drop-in clinics for students, faculty and staff.
Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) work to replace Line 109, which runs along Page Mill Road, Junipero Serra Boulevard and Sand Hill Road, is expected to be completed by the end of April.
On Thursday night, more than 100 students and faculty members attended Stanford’s first annual Awards Gala and Dinner, a celebration intended to recognize student achievements and contributions to the community. Event organizers said they hoped the gala will become a permanent fixture on campus.
Launched at the beginning of the month, the SHadow Alums in the REal World (SHARE) pilot program aims to increase exploration of career options for first-generation college students by taking them into the workplaces of Stanford alumni.
Americans should “walk and chew gum at the same time,” said former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold to Crothers residents Tuesday evening, calling for Americans to balance the improvement of global awareness with domestic economic recovery.