The Frost Music and Arts Festival — featuring psychedelic rock band MGMT and opening acts Delorean and Kuroma — returns tomorrow for its second year, with this year’s iteration marked by greater student involvement in event coordination and efforts to promote future financial and attendance growth.
Robb Willer is an associate professor of sociology and the author of research suggesting that men with higher levels of testosterone are more likely to feel threatened and act out in the form of masculine overcompensation. The Daily sat down with Willer to discuss the roots of his interests in masculinity studies, his stance on the burgeoning field of men’s studies and what trends in male behavior reveal about the state of the gender.
The program, which will accept 50 rising seniors and co-term students, was initially created to provide — according to BLP’s website — “a concentrated, focused and guided opportunity for business education” in an effort to address the lack of a pre-business major.
Four-plus more years of building are projected for Stanford Hospital, but Clinics’ Vice President of Construction Bert Hurlbut noted that he and the construction team are going to “push hard to get it done early.”
Beginning next year, the Hume Writing Center (HWC) and the Oral Communication Program (OCP) will have new names, a new home and a new format.
Professor of Education Sean Reardon recently published a controversial New York Times opinion piece titled “No Rich Child Left Behind,” in which he detailed his research on the widening achievement gap between students from high- and low-income families.
Yiftee, a micro-gift startup founded in 2011, has partnered with multiple campus businesses to allow members of the Stanford community to send and receive items, such as a cup of coffee or a cupcake, from local merchants through their smartphones or online.