Approximately 700 people gathered at Cemex Auditorium on Saturday for the second annual TEDxStanford event, which featured Stanford-affiliated speakers and performers including football coach David Shaw ’94, Indian folk dance group Basmati Raas and Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb ’12 M.A. ’13.
In an effort to combat an ongoing trend of diminishing student interest, the Department of Economics will implement a set of sweeping curricular changes next year.
Mung Chiang ’00 M.S. ’00 Ph.D. 03, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, was recently announced as this year’s recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Alan T. Waterman Award for his application of mathematical analysis to wireless network design.
Due to student complaints, the developers of the iStanford app will withdraw the recently updated product on April 15, with a plan to re-release the app in several months after further adjustments.
Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) Student Housing has rescinded the proposed treatment of EV family courtyard lawns with herbicide, following protests last summer by Escondido Village (EV) residents.
As Stanford in Government (SIG) approaches its 50th anniversary this summer, leaders of the public service group have cited the occasion as a significant opportunity for fundraising efforts to boost SIG’s fledgling stipend program.
A record number of people—about 3,000—registered for this year’s Parents’ Weekend, including about 130 grandparents and 80 siblings. Among them, over 90 percent of parents registered online.
In the two years since El Centro Chicano first began hosting clinical services provided by the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the initiative has received extensive student usage, according to students and administrators.