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.
While the Bechtel International Center frequently helps international graduate students with practical issues such as obtaining visas and completing employment training, the center has struggled to offer those students an equally important aspect of the Stanford experience: a sense of community.
Rachel Silverman ’09 and Jerry Lee ’08 M.S. ’09 have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Gates Cambridge Scholarship, granting them full scholarships to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
A total of 75 seniors applied for Fulbright scholarships this year, while 29 applied for Rhodes scholarships. The students applied through the Bechtel International Center’s Overseas Resource Center.
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.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, a former Stanford physics professor, is set to visit campus Mar. 8 to speak on “issues facing global energy,” ASSU executives said Thursday…