In front of over a hundred students gathered in Cubberley Auditorium Monday evening, Julian Castro ‘96, current mayor of San Antonio, discussed how his life at Stanford prepared him for the political world and provided advice on how to make a difference through public service.
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Professor of Law James Cavallaro, founder and director of Stanford’s International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic, will also lead Stanford’s new Human Rights Center. “I think we are not just on the map, but well on the way to having the leading human rights offerings of any law school in the country,” Cavallaro said.
Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) and the Stanford Law School (SLS) continue to excel in the U.S. News and World Report’s (USNWR) rankings. The GSB tied with Harvard University for first place among business schools in the publication’s 2013 rankings, while the Law School was ranked second in the nation.
Julie Lythcott-Haims ‘89, associate vice provost for undergraduate education and dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising, will step down from her role in June to pursue a master of fine arts in writing, with an emphasis in poetry, from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
Undergraduate and graduate students alike gathered on Wednesday evening to kick off the official meeting of the Arab Studies Table, a new interdisciplinary forum that aims to “be an opportunity to present research, debate issues on the Arab world and engage with outside speakers visiting Stanford.”