Ron Rebholz was not just an inspiring teacher of Shakespeare. He was throughout his years at Stanford a principled, courageous political activist who challenged the University to live up to its highest ideals, and regularly found it all too often a failure. You could write a good history of Stanford by following the life of Ron Rebholz.
While high school students around the world anxiously await university admissions decisions, some applicants may have less cause for concern due to unique privileges gained from special connections with their schools of choice. According to former University admissions officers and college admissions experts, the difference made for those applicants—including legacies, children of faculty and development cases—may, in some cases, bridge the gap between acceptance and rejection.
According to the staff of the Flipside, Stanford’s weekly satirical newspaper, the most powerful person on campus isn’t President John Hennessy or ASSU Executive Robbie Zimbroff ’12 M.A. ’13. Instead, true power rests in the pen of the “puzzle master,” the Flipside staffer who creates the Rebus puzzles and jumbles that students solve every Monday at lunch in the dining halls.
President John Hennessey announced a $1 billion Campaign for Stanford Medicine on Monday. The campaign, which is already halfway to its goal with pledges and expectancies, will raise funds for a new hospital and new programs aimed at changing health care on a national and global level.