In 2007, two Stanford law students approached Erik Jensen with the idea of writing legal education textbooks to meet a growing demand for more widespread law enforcement and better judicial practices in Afghanistan.
Despite concerns about the popularity of the humanities at Stanford, University administrators say they are not worried about enrollment in the humanities or the post-graduation career opportunities for students in these departments.
Since last year, the School of Humanities and Sciences has been working to decrease the time to degree for students in Ph.D. programs.
Merrill Newman M.A. ‘55, a Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran who was detained in North Korea for over a month, is scheduled to return home on Dec. 7.
New York Times fashion journalist and critic Cathy Horyn will moderate a series of talks on the fashion industry held by the Stanford Arts Institute, with the first talk to be held on Dec. 2.
The No. 7 Cardinal (10-2, 7-2 Pac-12) edged Notre Dame 27-20 (8-4) on Senior Night, as fifth-year senior inside linebacker Shayne Skov and the Cardinal defense held Irish quarterback Tommy Rees and company to 22 yards of total offense in the fourth quarter. Stanford will now look to defend its Pac-12 title and earn a second consecutive Rose Bowl berth when it travels to Tempe, Ariz., to battle No. 11 Arizona State in the Pac-12 Championship Game on Dec. 7.
DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Merrill Newman M.A. ‘55, a Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran, was escorted off a plane in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Oct. 26, by North Korean authorities. North Korean officials recently released a video of him apologizing for espionage acts during his service in the Korean war.