The ASSU Undergraduate Senate unanimously approved the Alternative Review Process (ARP)–a revised judicial procedure for cases involving sexual assault, relationship violence, sexual harassment and stalking–at its Feb. 5 meeting.
19 student groups submitted 20 applications requesting $100,000 in winter funding.
The office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning has awarded 14 grants to professors wishing to realize their experiments in online education. The recipients of the grants came from disciplines ranging from materials science to psychiatry.
Even as Stanford continues to bounce back strongly from the impact of the 2008 recession, renewed uncertainty about potential cuts in federal spending may prompt a more serious challenge to the University’s ability to fund faculty and students in the years ahead.
John Mitchell, the new Vice Provost for Online Education (VPOL), recently sat down with The Daily to discuss his position and plans for the office.
The Woods Institute for the Environment awarded $833,000 in Environmental Venture Project (EVP) grants on June 25.
For Stanford students seeking to complete projects in the arts, two major grant-funding sources provide financial support for arts projects, but cannot be used to compensate performers. The restriction presents distinct challenges for students hoping to complete projects in music, dance, theatre and other performing arts, which are popular ventures at the end of spring quarter, when students present senior recitals and other end-of-year performances.
Last year, in an effort to fund as many student researchers as possible, the University cut social events associated with the Summer Research College (SRC). These events won’t be returning this year and undergraduate research funds have been cut by 18 percent, according to Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) John Bravman ’79 M.S. ’81 Ph.D. ‘85.