While graduate student voter turnout increased slightly this year compared to 2012, fourteen graduate students were elected to Graduate Student Council (GSC) seats in this year’s ASSU elections, with the Graduate School of Business (GSB)’s seat still pending because of a five-way tie — with one write-in vote each — for first place.
School of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences has discontinued its Individually-Designed Major (IDM) program, which previously allowed undergraduates to construct and pursue their own curriculum outside… Continue Reading »
“It’s no secret that the reputation of Stanford engineering and sciences puts the humanities and arts in the shade,” said Richard Saller, dean of the… Continue Reading »
Data collected by the Career Development Center (CDC) showed that students earning bachelor’s degrees in 2011 from the School of Humanities and Sciences received an average starting salary of $54,951, while School of Engineering graduates received $72,148 on average.
Former Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences Albert Hastorf passed away Sept. 26, at the age of 90.
Stanford students who feel the University’s commitment to the arts is lacking have new reason to be hopeful. Even though the campus already enjoys programs put on by the Stanford Lively Arts, the Stanford Arts Initiative (SiCa) and the Cantor Arts Center, the sheer size and diversity of the student body present challenges to arts-oriented organizations working to foster an environment enthusiastic about the arts.