A large assortment of 1980s era punk rock posters is now housed in Green Library Special Collections. Part of the Tom Law San Francisco Bay Area Punk and Rock Handbill and Poster Collection, the cache of original concert posters had been gathered by San Francisco resident Tom Law during the late 1970s and 1980s.
Vassar College Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Kiese Laymon and New York Times writer Margalit Fox were recently awarded Stanford’s Saroyan Prize for International Writing. The prize, which is administered every two years by Stanford University Libraries, awards $5,000 to each winner of the fiction and non-fiction categories.
The Office of Residential Education (ResEd) is offering a new source of funding to encourage discussions of religion and race within dorms.
A new freshman requirement designed to replace the often-criticized Introduction to the Humanities (IHUM) program will feature a lower student-to-faculty ratio and a much more diverse course offering, according to University administrators involved in its creation. However, with the program’s debut only a week away, department chairs are still assessing how this change in academic policy will affect their operations.