At “The Future of Water: the role of innovation and human rights in the United Nations (UN) sustainable development goals,” Smaart Water CEO Ravi Mariwala and venture capitalist and social impact investor Paula Mariwala discussed how to improve water sanitation and accessibility concerns in India, a country with a population density ten times that of the U.S.
BJA chair Catherine Sanchez wrote that the board “voted Sam out” of the co-chair position while asking him to remain on the board, but Schimmel resigned from the board.
Members of the Stanford community came together on Thursday at a ceremony celebrating the official renaming of Serra Mall to Jane Stanford Way. The event celebrated the role of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe in Stanford’s history as well as Jane Stanford’s contributions to founding the university.
“My philosophy is this: just about every single person on this planet already cares about a changing climate, they just haven’t connected the dots,” said Katharine Hayhoe to an audience at the Arrillaga Alumni Center on Thursday. She was joined by the director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Chris Field in a discussion on science communication and climate change awareness.
Like Killion, Snyder believes that nature is a vital part of the human experience. Snyder lives in a remote part of the Nevada County, with no electricity and few neighbors.
As housing costs continue to skyrocket in the Bay Area, where places such as East Palo Alto are expected to reach a median housing price of $1 million in the coming year, Stanford workers feel particularly affected.
From being buried in sand for a rainy 24 hours to eating an entire vinyl record to sleeping in a raft for two weeks, students competing to be outfitted as the new Stanford Tree mascot underwent some of the most daring and creative stunts on campus during Tree Week.
The talk, hosted by Stanford Speakers Bureau (SSB) on Saturday, gave the audience a window into the power of the pencil: Keane described it as the “simplest, most sophisticated tool you’ll get.”
The Daily sat down with multiple students and educators to get their perspective on the transition from an under-resourced school to Stanford.
Julie Muir, manager of Peninsula Sanitary Service, Inc. (PSSI) at Stanford — which manages compost, recycling, and waste on campus — said incorrect bags are a major issue when it comes to composting.
On Tuesday, political science professor Rob Reich held a launch event for his new book, “Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better.”
In a unanimous vote, the councillors swore in Latin American history Ph.D candidate Mateo Carrillo to represent the social sciences district. Carrillo was the default replacement for Caleb Smith ’18, who was elected last year but graduated, leaving the seat vacant over the summer.