DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Elizabeth “Jing” Lyman, widow of former Stanford President Richard W. Lyman, died on Thursday Nov. 21 at age 88 at Channing House in Palo Alto after suffering from an illness for 2 ½ years.
Ty McCormick '10 was recently named a George J. Mitchell Scholar. McCormick is currently an associate editor at Foreign Policy magazine where he focuses on issues in the Middle East.
On Tuesday, Stanford Graduate School of Business student Zachary Katz, 24, pleaded not guilty to three felony charges in connection with a fatal head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 in early October, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
The Bing Nursery School has launched a three-part performance series in collaboration with the Department of Music to encourage an appreciation of the arts among young children.
The 15th Undergraduate Senate recently announced the launch of its new Senate Innovation Fund that will allocate $3,000 to each senator who will then decide how he or she wishes to spend it throughout the year.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP), in partnership with Koç University, is planning a new winter quarter program in Istanbul, Turkey.
Daniel Garza ‘91 MD ‘00, an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Stanford School of Medicine and medical director for the San Francisco 49ers, passed away the evening of Oct. 15 at his home.
An MBA degree from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (GSB) offers the highest financial returns nationwide, according to a report from Forbes.
Jim Plummer M.S. ’67 Ph.D ’71, dean of the School of Engineering, will step down at the end of this year after serving as dean for 15 years.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Oxford will not operate during Fall Quarter 2014-15 due to renovations on the Stanford House.
Over the past year, the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) has been working on new ways to enhance the Pre-Major Advising (PMA) program.
As students started classes last week, the Class of 2017 freshmen did so with a new set of general education requirements (GERs) on their to-do lists.
Alice Petty, formerly an academic director (AD) for Wilbur Hall, recently became the new director of Pre-Major Advising (PMA). The Daily sat down with Petty to talk about her new role and how she plans to reshape the program to address students’ concerns.
In an effort to address the demands of a growing undergraduate population, Undergraduate Advising and Research hired four new academic directors this past spring.
As the class of 2017 arrived at Stanford on Tuesday, 88 of its members moved into Burbank house in Stern Hall to take part in two new integrated learning environments for the upcoming academic year: ITALIC and SIMILE.
While technological devices like cell phones and laptops are ubiquitous in Silicon Valley, they can create stress for frequent users -- a problem that the members of Stanford’s Calming Technology Lab (CTL) are currently working to solve.
Throughout her yearlong battle with brain cancer, friends described Elizabeth Gao '15 as strong, positive and hopeful. Tomorrow, a team of friends will run in her memory at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
In light of last month’s manhunt in Boston, which included a shooting on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus, University emergency management officials have sought to increase awareness within the University community of responses to such “active threat” situations.
Networking, in its modern form, may be no stranger to Stanford faculty and students. A groundbreaking new digital humanities project, however, aims to explore the networking of the 18th century, delving into the routes, people and places that made up the Grand Tour of Europe.
Stanford Libraries’ recent partnership with renowned environmental architect William McDonough will create a “living archive,” the first of its kind.
The diverse range of mental health issues experienced by graduate students has complicated efforts by the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to serve the graduate community, according to graduate students.
Leading up to Viennese Ball, dance lessons and workshops have been held as part of the Austrian Fortnight.
Amid increasing concerns about mental health awareness on campus and growing student usage of Stanford’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), subcommittees of the University’s newly established Mental Health and Well-Being Advisory Board will present a set of ideas and findings produced this academic year to a board meeting later this month.
Vaden Health Center has reported four times as many cases of influenza-like illness compared to this time last year, according to Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper. Eleven true influenza-like illnesses had been reported at this time last year, while 45 have already been reported this season.