An ongoing contract dispute between University hospitals and 2,700 nurses looks set to continue after nurses last week rejected a new contract agreement negotiated by the hospitals and union leaders earlier this month.
The University sent me a message that carried with it the threat of libel, a message that I felt at least in some way had to be sent with an air of intimidation.
Students subject to the University’s judicial process may be exposed to a system implicitly slanted towards finding respondents guilty and willfully indifferent to rights enshrined in the Student Judicial Charter of 1997, according to a case study of a 2011 judicial proceeding.
According to research conducted by Professor of Economics Caroline Hoxby, limited accessibility to elite universities for poor, minority or first-generation students can pose an even larger obstacle than tuition prices and selectivity.
According to a Faculty Senate report, the University’s system of committees provides “the best place for effective student participation in the governance of the University.” While students can serve on more than 40 committees in total, dealing with issues as varied as investment responsibility and laboratory animal care, their influence is often inconsistent and incomplete.
Coursera, an online learning platform developed at Stanford, continues to assume an increasingly influential role in the field of online education, but its usage at Stanford has prompted concerns among students that courses using the platform have not fully exploited its potential.
Mia’s Catering, a Mexican food truck, will no longer serve food on the Stanford campus as per the University’s new mobile food vendor policy. In response, community members have circulated a petition calling for the University to relax their food truck policy, which has already driven the popular food truck Net Appetit off campus.
Q&A: Eitan Winer Pinkas, newly appointed CEO of Stanford Student Enterprises, discusses his plans for the job
Eitan Winer Pinkas ’12 M.S. ’12 was recently appointed CEO of Stanford Student Enterprises (SSE), the organization responsible for maintaining the long-term financial stability of the ASSU. He will begin work in July, leading a staff of almost 100 employees and managing more than $15 million in investments and $2 million in annual revenues for a two-year term. Winer Pinkas sat down with The Daily to discuss how he is preparing for the job and what his plans are for the SSE.