Emeritus professor Robert Cannon, an early proponent of autonomous robotics and cofounder of the Aerospace Robotics Lab, died at the age of 93 on Aug. 15 at Stanford Hospital.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) brainstormed ideas for Stanford’s long-range planning process and saw updates from housing and an Undergraduate Senate bill to review Constitutional Council guidelines. Meanwhile, the GSC must consider what they must allocate parts of their budget to for the coming academic year.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council proposed a public letter to the Graduate Housing Advising Committee and Graduate Student Housing about 48 hour entry warnings amidst privacy concerns. Outside updates on Stanford Student Enterprises and the funding committee pushed the GSC to question financial affairs.
In its second official meeting Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council addressed flaws in the Voluntary Student Organization (VSO) funding guidelines and proposed outside outreach committee opportunities.
In its first official meeting, the 2017-2018 Graduate Student Council (GSC) selected new Council chairs and discussed possible tension within the funding committee.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the partial re-do of the election that passed last meeting and its effects on the election of the next GSC, causing members to put a reelection of the “at-large” portion of the ballot back on the table.
In its meeting on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed resolutions to fix the discrepancies on ballots in the recent GSC election. Council members voted to resend ballots to students in the Law School and the School of Medicine as well as voters affected by an originally incomplete link who were unable to re-vote by the Friday night deadline. This partial re-do would include re-voting on all aspects of the original ballot apart from the Executive slate.
For the first time, Stanford researchers have created a protein transporter simulation of sugar molecules across cell membranes, providing insight into the development of neurotransmitter drugs for treatment of psychiatric disorders like depression.