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.
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).
Students held a SlutWalk last weekend to draw attention to survivor stories and the act of "slut-shaming."
Cantor Arts Center recently unveiled a new art installation made up of 12 drawings by Native American artist, Red Horse, which depict the infamous battle of Little Bighorn.
Herbert Abrams was not only a renowned professor and researcher that made significant advances in the field of radiology, but also a staunch advocate for world peace through his efforts to promote denuclearization. Abrams passed away at age 95 on Jan. 20 in his home in Palo Alto.
Nobel Prize-winning economist and Bartlett Burnap Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, Douglass North died on Nov. 23, 2015, at the age of 95 in his home at Benzonia, Michigan.
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.
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.
Students enrolled in CS 90SI: CS + Social Good: Using Web Technologies to Change the World seek to effect global change through web development.
Philosophy Talk, a Stanford-based radio talk show featuring professors of philosophy, John Perry and Kenneth Taylor, is facing a funding crisis that may threaten its continuation.
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.
Faculty members voted to discontinue the Environmental Engineering major and add a new major in Philosophy and Religious Studies at the Administrative session of the Faculty Senate Steering Committee on Thursday, March 5th.
A study from the Stanford School of Medicine has revealed striking similarities in brain-matter loss of patients suffering from a variety of mental illnesses.
With the goal of making philosophy accessible to the average person, “Philosophy Talk,” an original radio talk show starring Stanford professors Kenneth Taylor and John Perry, has grown to reach over 100,000 listeners per broadcast and has inspired several similar programs across the country.
Provost John Etchemendy discussed details of Meyer's demolition process at Thursday’s Faculty Senate Meeting. The meeting also included an outline of on-going and future development and construction projects on and off campus
The Community Police Academy, a class offered annually to Stanford students and all members of the community, gives civilians an exclusive look at the life and responsibilities of a police officer.
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.
The Stanford Daily recently sat down with professor of Political Science in the Stanford Graduate School of Business David Brady, renowned political scientist and author of numerous books, to discuss his thoughts on his experience teaching and projects he worked on at Stanford.
Stanford researchers have created and tested a system that prevents damage by allowing houses to slide back and forth instead of shaking during an earthquake.
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…
The results of a four year review of Stanford’s judicial affairs process will be released at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday, Nov. 6.
Stanford’s John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship recently received a $1.8 million grant from the Knight Foundation — the largest grant given to the program since it became fully endowed in 1984.
Last year, 83 students were found responsible for Honor Code violations through Stanford's Judicial Process.
While many have lauded the creation of the tech lab and the renovated classrooms, many are also less pleased with the new 24 hour study room.