After 18 hours of interviews, ASSU President Michael Cruz ‘12, Vice President Stewart Macgregor-Dennis ’13 and Chief of Staff Emma Ogiemwanye ‘12 finalized their roster for the executive cabinet and the newly created community board. According to Macgregor-Dennis, the structure and mission of the executive team are “already revolutionary” and “radically different.”
A new doctoral program in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine is set to launch in the fall of 2012. Approved by the Faculty Senate on April 28, the interdisciplinary program will draw not only from the biomedical sciences but also from the law, business and engineering schools.
Compared to last spring, this quarter’s special fees refund requests have remained consistent. The total dollar amount requested, however, has dropped by half from spring quarter 2010.
Tuesday night’s panel on the current budget battle in Washington brought together political journalists and Stanford faculty at Cubberley Auditorium to discuss the merits of the Ryan and Obama budget plans, as well as the challenges in coming to a bipartisan solution to the growing deficit.
Jeff Smisek, president and CEO of United Continental Holdings Inc., spoke yesterday at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) about the challenges of the airline business and the daunting task of merging two industry giants like United and Continental Airlines.
György Szapáry, Hungarian ambassador to the United States, spoke yesterday to a small group of faculty and students in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Center of Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies (CREEES) and the Europe Center.
Last night, Dean of Undergraduate Admission Richard Shaw spoke about the manner in which his office looks at socioeconomic diversity in a “fireside chat” at Branner Hall.
Yesterday, writer and former Yale professor Bill Deresiewicz declaimed to a packed audience in Annenberg Auditorium that Stanford students are really just excellent “hoop-jumping, teacher-pleasing sheep.” The event was the first annual lecture hosted by seniors in the Ethics in Society program.