Marta Hanson ’11 has been appointed as the new Associate Director at the Women’s Community Center (WCC), Faith Kazmi, director of the WCC and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, announced on Wednesday. Hanson, who received her degree in American Studies and Feminist Studies, most recently was the deputy finance director for the 2014 re-election campaign of California…
American historian, Carl N. Degler, who joined Stanford in 1968 as a faculty member and retired in 1990, died of natural causes at the age of 93.
Gov. Jerry Brown was the featured speaker at a drought conference at Stanford on Monday, co-sponsored by The Hamilton Project and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. Brown focused on the $7.5 billion water bond measure on the Nov. 4 ballot as an opportunity to increase water storage and delivery. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg…
Charlie Cockburn (pronounced Coburn) spent two years at the University of Oxford and then had a gap year before transferring to Stanford, with a desire to diversify his academic studies.
Henry S. Breitrose, Ph.D. ’66, who taught the history of film and film aesthetics for more than five decades at Stanford and founded Stanford's documentary film program, died Oct. 2 at his campus house. He was 78.
The Daily talked with Stanford freshmen and upperclassmen about their memorable New Student Orientation (NSO) moments and thoughts on freshman year. Upperclassmen Resident Assistants (RAs) and Academic Theme Associates (ATAs) also offered advice to freshmen. Below are some quotes.
Roble and Lagunita Court parking lots permanently closed yesterday to make room for two new dorms on West Campus. These dorms, situated on either side of Lagunita Court, will provide additional housing as Stanford’s student body population continues to grow, with an estimated additional 100 students to be admitted in the fall of 2016. To accommodate…
Street parking on Santa Teresa Street, which runs in front of Roble, Lagunita Court and Governor’s Corner, closed for renovation yesterday.
Starting this month, Stanford ID Cards have a new look to conform to the updated wordmark and visual identity system. The card will feature a white space to the right of the Stanford “S” logo to allow space for Go Pass and Eco Pass stickers for those eligible.
On Tuesday, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. nominated Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Ph.D. ’00 as associate justice of the California Supreme Court.
The study of chemistry is enhanced by computer applications from the recent surge in technology. As a forerunner in computer science among universities, Stanford combines computational and chemical science, leading to new discoveries, interdisciplinary programs and Nobel Prizes.
On Wednesday the Senate approved Julián Castro ’96 as the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Castro, 39, was nominated by President Barack Obama in May and was confirmed by a 71-26 Senate vote.
Ten students were recognized for their scholarly achievements with the 2014 Deans’ Award for Academic Accomplishment.
As the first brave volunteer, Angela Cattani ‘17, sunk her teeth into the sour lemon, nine other students watched, wincing. But the volunteer smiled and kept eating the lemon, as though it were candy.
If you go to a bookstore you'll find hundreds of books written on how to get in. We're trying to find students. There are no absolutes. The bottom line is we try to identify students who we sense [have] a significant love of learning and passion for whatever they do.
On Tuesday at Tresidder Union, a panel of five Stanford professors discussed hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, and its potential as an alternative energy source.
CEMEX Auditorium was buzzing on Wednesday evening as a crowd of over 450 people came to hear civil rights leader, Baptist minister and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson Sr. and Elaine Brown, the first female chair of the Black Panther party, speak at the first of an installment of events on the Civil Rights Movement.CEMEX Auditorium was buzzing on Wednesday evening as a crowd of over 450 people came to hear civil rights leader, Baptist minister and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson Sr. and Elaine Brown, the first female chair of the Black Panther party, speak at the first of an installment of events on the Civil Rights Movement.
Stanford will collaborate with the Salk Institute for Biological Studies to lead a new Center for Excellence in Stem Cell Genomics starting this spring, in an initiative backed by a $40 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.
Two student-run fashion magazines, MINT and Pulse, have taken shape on campus over the past few months in response to a perceived lack of a diverse fashion community on campus. Ashley Overbeek ’17, editor-in-chief of MINT Magazine, and Ameeqa Ali ’17, editor-in-chief of Pulse Magazine, both had fashion on their mind when they arrived to…