Erica Evans

Video: Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide prevention

The Omicron Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention sponsored the Out of the Darkness Walk on Sunday, April 30 with the help of several other Stanford Greek organizations. Around 200 students and community members joined to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention by walking 5k around campus.

SUPD celebrates National Coffee with a Cop Day

Stanford University Police Department participated in Coffee with a Cop Day for the first time on Friday, Oct. 7 by giving away free coffee at the Stanford Coffee House (CoHo) and chatting with members of the community (ERICA EVANS/The Stanford Daily).

Faculty Senate’s first meeting addresses OpenXChange

The Faculty Senate convened for the first time this academic year on Thursday, Sept. 24 to discuss OpenXChange, the University’s new program for encouraging open dialogue between students, faculty and administrators surrounding important and often sensitive political and social issues.

A conversation with Richard Verma, U.S. Ambassador to India

Richard Verma, the 25th U.S. Ambassador to India, visited Stanford’s campus on Friday and spoke about the deepening strategic, political and economic relationship between the United States and India. He also spoke about increased Indo-U.S. bilateral trade, as well as collaboration on climate, health, space, defense and education — which has come as a result of recent meetings between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Modi – as well as the creation of several working groups.

Computer Science Department implements pair programming

This quarter, Stanford’s Computer Science Department will implement “pair programming” in the introductory computer science (CS) courses CS 106A: Programming Methodology and CS 106B: Programming Abstractions. Instead of completing assignments individually, students will now be encouraged to work in pairs within their smaller discussion sections.

Stanford releases data on its first ever Ph.D. Alumni Employment study

Amid growing national concern over doctoral student employment opportunities, Stanford’s Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Institution Research & Decision Support (IR&DS) recently partnered to release the Stanford Ph.D. Alumni Employment Study, Stanford’s first attempt to provide University-wide research on where Ph.D. students are employed.

Faculty Senate proposes increases in Honor Code education

At yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting, professor Eamonn Callan, co-chair of the Judicial Affairs Internal Review Panel, presented a comprehensive analysis of Stanford’s judicial process that recommends 23 main changes to increase the effectiveness of the Honor Code and Fundamental Standard at the University. The document, titled “The Review of The Student Judicial Process at Stanford…
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