In Part I of this column, we delved into the cosmetic errors in the Yang-Yamazaki Environment and Engineering Building (Y2E2) and maybe even learned a… Continue Reading »
This column is the first part of a two-part series. The next segment will run next week. “Inside any building you’ll find war stories,” Stanford… Continue Reading »
The U.S. Green Building Council recently awarded its highest sustainability rating to the Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2), potentially – according to University administrators – setting the scene for an increasingly green campus.
Public scrutiny over a report confirming that Google Inc. spent $5.4 million on lobbying in Washington D.C. in the first three quarters of 2011 has raised awareness among students and faculty about the influence that Google and other high-tech companies wield at Stanford.
The University recently confirmed that the five-year Stanford Challenge fundraising campaign will officially end on Dec. 31, with a final report and press release along with comments from President John Hennessy to be released in February 2012, according to University spokeswoman Lisa Lapin.
Amid torrents of rain and a thoroughly drenched campus, esteemed emeritus professor of history David Kennedy and law school professor and Woods Institute Director Barton Thompson ironically explained a new water conservation initiative, in an event jointly sponsored by the Bill Lane Center for the American West and the Woods Institute for the Environment.