The Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi), housed within Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), hosted its second annual Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) conference on Tuesday.
The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital’s new Main building— equipped with a range of new tools, including a cutting-edge clinical scanner— has brought about significant improvements to the hospital experience for patients, their families and staff, since its Dec. 9 opening, doctors report.
In its first meeting of the new year, Faculty Senate heard reports about student athletes and emergency preparedness.
Sasha Landauer ’20, founder of Gap Guides and co-founder of No Crap Gap Guides, took a gap year in the 2015-16 academic year to explore different cultures before attending Stanford.
In its last meeting of the quarter, the Faculty Senate received reports on postdoctoral affairs, discussed Stanford’s response to the proposed tax reform and the long-range planning process as well as also passed a resolution acknowledging the Muwekma Ohlone tribe’s support to Stanford University.
In PE 112: “SCUBA Diving Open Water - Advanced,” students who already have an open water certification improve their scuba diving, spending a weekend in Monterey.
Columbia University professor Jonathan Cole discussed governance in U.S. universities; Harry Elam and others presented on the Stanford Arts Initiative, highlighting the University’s push to increase the arts’ presence on campus.
At Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne reiterated the University’s continual support of federal funding for research. The meeting also took a look at the future of undergraduate and graduate education.
Faculty Senate convened for the first time this quarter to discuss Tessier-Lavigne’s response to President Trump’s Presidential Budget Request (PBR), which may reduce University research funding. The Senate also heard a report from Bridging Education, Ambition and Meaningful Work (BEAM) on recent initiatives to redefine the ways that undergraduates consider their career paths.
In its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate discussed updates to Stanford’s Title IX process as well as necessary improvements to the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.
MUSIC 133: “Food, Text, Music: A Multidisciplinary Lab on the Art of Feasting,” gives students the opportunity to cook medieval food and learn about its presentation and accompanying music.
On Thursday night, the Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution questioning President Trump’s executive order and received various reports.
This Thursday, the Faculty Senate convened for the first time this quarter to discuss reports about undergraduate education and IT policy while bidding adieu to departing Provost John Etchemendy.
Adam Klein ’13 appeared on and won CBS’s 33rd season of “Survivor.” The Daily sat down with Klein to discuss the path to becoming the “Sole Survivor” and his recent work raising funds for lung cancer research.
At the Faculty Senate meeting last night, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne expressed support for undocumented students. The Senate also received reports on new learning spaces and mental health.
Stanford Medicine and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) announced that they are collaborating to create the first hadron therapy center in the United States.
The Faculty Senate welcomed incoming provost Persis Drell this week and discussed the University’s response to the presidential election.
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne spoke to the 49th Faculty Senate in its first meeting of the year yesterday.
Stanford’s School of Medicine has launched a new master’s program in physician assistant (PA) studies that will train clinicians beginning fall of 2017.
Stanford alumnus Adam Klein ’13 is a contestant on the newest season of the CBS reality show “Survivor.” The show maroons a group of contestants in the wilderness, where they have to survive and compete in challenges for rewards. Contestants are voted off until a sole survivor wins the season. The newest season, Season 33, focuses on the clash of the generations: Generation X and the Millennials.
Augmented Reality (AR) makes another appearance as Stanford students have created a mobile AR app for the Art++ Technology and Art Lab on exhibit at Cantor Arts Center from July 13 to Sept. 26. The Art++ exhibit is an experiment investigating the potential of AR within the museum context.
Brock Turner, a former Stanford athlete convicted of sexual assault, was released from jail on Sept. 2, after staying behind bars for only three months. Turner only served half of his original six month sentence due to good behavior, and began serving his three years of parole on Friday.
University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne started his tenure as Stanford’s 11th president on Thurs., Sept. 1,taking over for former university president John Hennessy. Tessier-Lavigne, a former faculty member, is a leading neuroscientist who focused on research neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s Disease. His ground-breaking research has earned him many prestigious honors, including membership in the National Academy of Sciences and a fellowship in the UK’s Royal Society.
Jean Case is a philanthropist who is the CEO of the Case Foundation and chairman of the National Geographic Society. Prior to her work in the non-profit sector, Case worked in the technology, focusing specifically on the Internet in companies such as AOL. Case also serves on several boards focusing on social impact, such as the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS).