Students who continue their roles as RAs will receive their compensation in full, a total of $3800 for the winter quarter, according to Director of Selection & Training Zac Sargeant.
Raised in a “bipartisan family,” Houlahan was taught to honor the choice of the people. However, the 2016 election felt “very different” — Houlahan believed that the country was heading in a “difficult and dangerous direction.” Questioning what she could do to be more helpful, she decided to run for office.
At hours that college students would typically be asleep, those living many time zones away have adjusted their schedules to attend synchronous courses during an entirely virtual quarter.
Political student groups are energized amid an intense and unpredictable election season. The groups — representing non-partisan, Republican and Democrat flanks of the campus community — also have aspirations that stretch beyond the election cycle, with many encouraging civic participation and keeping up community-driven momentum.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) notified students waitlisted for the spring quarter 2020-21 program that capacities will be “lower than usual,” with some programs decreasing their capacities by 50% or more in an email sent on Friday.
More information on winter break housing will be provided by the administration this week, according to the University. For now, some international students struggle to plan for the weeks ahead.
Stanford is suspending all undergraduate 2020-21 winter quarter study away programs, administrators announced on Friday. The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) Director Aron Rodrigue announced the decision in a letter to participants and their families. Three hundred students — accepted or waitlisted in the Berlin, Cape Town, Florence, Madrid, New York, Oxford and Paris programs…
Assessments for damage are underway, and the top priorities are “sealing the punctured roof and removing the broken orb.”
Due to COVID-19 embassy closures, incoming international freshmen are struggling to obtain visas while also grappling with the possibility of beginning college completely remotely. Despite the Trump administration’s decision to rescind its plan to strip visas from international students taking online courses, Stanford frosh still face logistical challenges of physically getting to campus.
Munira Alimire '22 and Vianna Vo '21 are the presumptive Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) executives for the 2020-2021 school year.
Facing financial strain and a tight academic job market, graduate students say that some academic departments are providing inadequate financial support after Provost Persis Drell’s request that these departments assist graduate students struggling to find funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Larry Diamond, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute, said COVID-19 is deepening the “democratic recession,” a term he coined to refer to the decline in democracies around the globe during COVID-19, at a Hoover virtual policy briefing on Thursday.
South Korea — one of the first countries to flatten the curve of new infections with widespread testing, contact tracing and comprehensive healthcare — has lessons to offer the United States in dealing with COVID-19, according to panelists at a Tuesday event on South Korea’s COVID-19 response.