While the Bechtel International Center frequently helps international graduate students with practical issues such as obtaining visas and completing employment training, the center has struggled to offer those students an equally important aspect of the Stanford experience: a sense of community.
ASSU President Robbie Zimbroff ’12 M.A. ’13 and Vice President William Wagstaff ’12 M.A. ’13 are nearing the end of their time in office. With less than two months left in their term, Zimbroff and Wagstaff sat down with The Daily to discuss their time in office and what they still hope to accomplish.
Sustainable Food Program Manager Dara Olmstead, who previously served as the director of Harvard’s Food Literacy Project and wrote a blog for The Boston Globe about environmental sustainability, called her new position a “dream job.”
With the deadline for declaring intent to seek ASSU elected office just over a week away, The Daily sat down with ASSU Elections Commissioner Brianna Pang ’13 to discuss the upcoming elections.
Rob Dunbar, professor of environmental earth system science, recently hosted office hours from an unusual location — the top of an icebreaker at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica.
At a meeting that lasted over two and a half hours, the ASSU Undergraduate Senate approved 46 special fees funding bills, gave feedback to representatives of the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE) and put a bill on previous notice that, if passed, will urge the Board of Trustees to reevaluate Stanford’s endowment investments.
Rachel Silverman ’09 and Jerry Lee ’08 M.S. ’09 have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Gates Cambridge Scholarship, granting them full scholarships to pursue graduate studies at the University of Cambridge.
Valentine’s Evening at Cafe Wilbur, an event planned in just over a week and executed by a team of freshmen, served a free catered dinner to 200 students yesterday.