Stanford undergraduate admission closed Restrictive Early Action submissions at 11:59 p.m. Monday night, after extending the original deadline by three days due to technical difficulties with the Common Application.
This past weekend, Stanford Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) hosted nearly 300 college students from more than 70 campuses across the country to express solidarity with the Palestinian liberation movement.
The third annual conference was organized by the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a national student organization founded in 2001 at UC-Berkeley, committed to promoting human rights for people living in Israel and Palestine.
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation recently awarded seed funding to eight teams from Stanford and Columbia that aim to utilize technology to transform the production and use of media content, in the program’s second class of “Magic Grants.”
Participants formed 11 teams to create projects analyzing political and economic data and exploring issues such as whether money can buy an election, how political apathy is related to campaign contributions and the degree to which Silicon Valley contributes to political campaigns.
Harvard English professor Louis Menand declared the era of Great Books curriculum “over” at a talk Thursday evening at the Stanford Humanities Center. He added, however, that vestiges of the curriculum still linger, and the effect it has had on the structure of American universities has been profound.
In a press conference Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the final seven proposals that were submitted to the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCED) to build an applied science campus in the city. The proposals were due by Oct. 28.
Stanford University submitted its proposal today to build a $2.5 billion, 1.9 million square-foot graduate school of applied sciences and engineering in New York City. If the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) selects Stanford’s proposal, the city will grant the University land on Roosevelt Island and $100 million to develop its campus over the next 30 years.