While his peers worry about what major to declare or their summer plans, Peter Moon ’15 currently faces a different, more complicated decision — whether he will serve in the South Korean military, and when.
We see them in our classrooms and cultural shows, in our labs and on our sports teams. They are often distinguished by a strange accent, a distinct garb, a new perspective in a classroom discussion, or even by a modest “eh” at the end of a sentence. Stanford’s international undergraduate students add inestimably to campus culture, talent and diversity.
Every year since 1985, a small group of freshmen descends upon the Farm in early September, just days before NSO begins, to begin ISO, three and half days of programming organized specifically for Stanford’s 493 international undergraduates. ISO is filled with beach trips and scavenger hunts as well as more practical activities, such as information sessions on immigration and financial aid for internationals.
Vaden sums up changes to Cardinal Care for 2010-2011 school year … Neurobiology professor William Newsome wins a $1.3 million prize for his vision-related research … State Department’s human trafficking report includes the United States for the first time … University Registrar Thomas Black confirms Korean rapper Tablo’s Stanford credentials, but Internet rumors of falsification persist … Stanford news from around the Web, June 15, 2010.