Haas Center for Public Service
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) has recently hired two new directors, Luke Terra M.A. ’08 Ph.D. ’15 and Suzanne Gaulocher, for its three-year Directors of Community-Engaged Learning (D-CEL) pilot program.
Haas Center selects NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco as its Distinguished Visitor for spring quarter
The Haas Center for Public Service has selected National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) administrator Jane Lubchenco as the center’s Distinguished Visitor for spring quarter, according to the Stanford News Service.
Take a look at any public service group and you’ll notice the startling gender disparity. Thomas Schnaubelt, executive director of the Haas Center for Public Service, has worked in more than 36 civic engagement institutions. He confirmed that the phenomenon of female public engagement trumping male participation is not limited to Stanford, saying that some research has shown the typical ratio for male to female participation in public service is approximately 3 to 7.
Stanford’s pilot partnership with UVote, a voter registration program created at Northwestern University, registered 786 students and faculty to vote this year.
The Haas Center for Public Service, Residential Education (ResEd) and nine other Stanford departments have partnered with UVote to encourage voter registration during New Student Orientation (NSO).
For a farm boy from southeast Kentucky, the odds of dining with Bill Clinton are about as good as the chances of feasting with Kim Jong-Il. But in the summer of 2009, David Straub, director of the Korean Studies Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), did both as part of a small delegation sent to secure the release of two American journalists, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, who were held in North Korea for allegedly entering the country illegally.