The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has announced its latest crop of Environmental Venture Projects (EVP), each of which will receive funding over the next two years to tackle significant environmental issues worldwide.
President John Hennessy announced a plan to expand the undergraduate student body in an attempt to keep pace with the growth of the graduate student population and allow Stanford to serve more students, a proposal with broad implications for University admissions, facilities and faculty.
While prospective undergraduate senators lobby for votes and student groups flyer for special fees, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) is struggling to do something much more elementary: finding enough candidates to fill elected positions and looking to turn around an institutional history of low interest and accomplishment.
Making guacamole and playing tennis, at first glance, seem odd complements to tutoring programs. But both activities act as part of the community-building mission of volunteer, Stanford-based tutoring groups that target underprivileged local youth.
On Nov. 20, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will vote on five proposals – one of which is backed by Stanford University – for spending $10.4 million in Stanford University funds, capping off a 12-year debate over the funding.