As Stanford in Government (SIG) approaches its 50th anniversary this summer, leaders of the public service group have cited the occasion as a significant opportunity for fundraising efforts to boost SIG’s fledgling stipend program.
The Haas Center for Public Service received approximately 150 applicants for its 60 fellowships for summer 2011, according to Fellowships Program Director Jeff Hawthorne. This year saw a spike in applicants to the public interest law fellowship, but the philanthropy fellowship continued to receive a low number of applicants.
After co-founding FACE AIDS in 2005, Jonny Dorsey ’09 sought to further expose young people to careers in global health. Now on a mission for global health equity, Dorsey, Dave Ryan ’07 and Katie Bollbach ’09 have teamed up with Barbara Bush, daughter of former president George W. Bush, to found the nonprofit Global Health Corps (GHC), now in its first full year of operation.