What did “design thinking” truly entail, and why had I heard it praised by students, educators, and administrators alike? After more than four years at Stanford, I had decided to finally find out.
Stanford in New York, which launches in the fall of 2015, will give 20 juniors and seniors the opportunity to take classes and complete internships in urban studies, architecture, design, and the arts in New York City. The Stanford Daily talked with four students participating in the program’s inaugural quarter about their upcoming plans for an education on the East Coast.
John Githongo, a Kenyan activist and journalist who exposed one of Kenya’s largest corruption scandals under the presidency of Mwai Kibaki, is this year’s Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor and a visiting scholar at the Center of Democracy, Development and the Rule of the Law (CDDRL).
Petra Dierkes-Thrun is a lecturer in the Comparative Literature department and advocate of digital pedagogy. The Stanford Daily sat down with Thrun to discuss her thoughts on Oscar Wilde and integrating technology into comparative literature curricula.
Stanford’s Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) is a new program that guides successful professionals, called fellows, who are ready to transition into careers that generate greater social impact. The fellows, most in their 50s and 60s, include a retired partner of Goldman Sachs, an author of over 70 children’s books, and Apple’s eighth employee.
While other students were busy shopping and sight-seeing after class, Uché Uba ’15 had one more item than most students on his fall 2013 Barcelona study abroad agenda: attend go-sees.
A recent decision by Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer ’97 M.S. ’99 to implement a ban on telecommuting—precluding employees from working from home—may have detrimental effects on both worker productivity and morale, according to faculty experts. “To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important, so we need to be working…
CS 210 offers students the chance to explore corporate challenges through partnership experiences
For Arthur Alvarez '13, 31, graduating from Stanford this spring will have taken a little longer than four years.