The Bing Stanford in Washington (SIW) program’s new arts track, offered for the first time this quarter, has built on existing offerings while offering the potential for further expansions in scope in the future, according to involved faculty and administrators.
Stanford in Washington
Plans for a Stanford program in New York City have continued to take shape in recent weeks, punctuated by the University’s submission of a 115-page proposal to the New York State Board of Education.
The Faculty Senate heard reports from both Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Harry Elam and the Emeriti Council on Thursday afternoon, in the body’s final meeting of the academic year.
Approximately 700 people gathered at Cemex Auditorium on Saturday for the second annual TEDxStanford event, which featured Stanford-affiliated speakers and performers including football coach David Shaw ’94, Indian folk dance group Basmati Raas and Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb ’12 M.A. ’13.
The Bing Stanford in Washington Program (SIW) will offer a new track focused on visual arts, arts administration and theater and performance starting in winter quarter of 2014.
The brief moment of fame the Stanford in Washington (SIW) students and their cutouts enjoyed was not the only way this year’s election has affected their experience in the nation’s capital. In fact, for most SIW students, the election was the satisfying culmination of a quarter of political mania.
Stanford in Washington students hunkered down in the program’s Bass Center as Hurricane Sandy approached Monday, spending the day playing Risk, watching movies and catching up on homework.
The University may soon develop a “Stanford in the Bay Area” program modeled after the current Stanford in Washington program, if the Faculty Senate votes favorably in March on the recommendations of the Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) report released in January.