"Bending the Arc" follows nonprofit Partners in Health as they seek to revolutionize how health care is provided for underserved communities in Haiti, Peru and other countries.
When Persis Drell became provost this February, senior Lily Zheng '17 saw a unique opportunity to improve dialogue between students and administrators. She reached out to Drell to host an event on how to effect change at Stanford.
The typical Stanford student, consumed by psets and papers, likely would not be described as a regular churchgoer — yet a closer look reveals tangible student interest in religion.
Over the past few years, a diverse array of student organizations have sought to combat sexual assault on campus. Their initiatives have included workshops, conferences, student groups and collaboration with the administration — all of which tackle different aspects of the issue, including efforts in education and prevention, data transparency and University accountability and adjudication.
Known for his travel writing, Pico Iyer has explored cross-cultural interactions for decades as an essayist for “TIME” and writer for publications including Harper’s and the The New York Times. The Daily sat down with Iyer to discuss the significance of solitude and connection in a technologically-focused world.
Meet LITES, the student group that created the LED wall whose work you've seen in Les Mis, Rent, and other campus productions.
As attendees entered Cantor auditorium for the last Water Bar session, they were greeted by water bartenders who stood behind tables with numbered cups of water. The interactive Water Bar exhibit set up stations where water-tenders served attendees samples of tap water from different sources, such as San Jose, Stanford and Oakland, and conversed about topics related to water.
On the morning after the presidential election, Cole Holderman ’19 found large, black graffiti letters spelling out expletives against president-elect Donald Trump on the ground outside of Wilbur Dining.
Neil Shubin has traversed the globe in his quest to fill in the fossil record, conducting field research in sites from Morocco to the Canadian Arctic. In a few weeks, he will add Antarctica to the list.
During its sixth meeting of the quarter, the 18th Undergraduate Senate discussed plans for a cognitive skill stamp, a new way of accrediting students’ skills that extend beyond the scope of a transcript.
With the 2016 election fast approaching, The Daily Show’s Michelle Wolf and Saturday Night Live’s (SNL) Michael Che took the stage at Cemex to perform stand-up routines that drew from political themes as well as broader social issues.
Stanford’s Structured Liberal Education (SLE), a yearlong liberal arts-focused residential program for Stanford freshman, prioritized disciplinary breadth in its choice of four new lecturers this school year.