Kappa Sigma fraternity will be reinstated to its former house at 1035 Campus Drive for the 2012-13 academic year, announced Deborah Golder, Dean of Residential Education (ResEd), Friday afternoon.
This year’s number of alcohol-related transports, thirteen as of Friday, Oct. 14, is on par so far with the number that occurred last year, according to Ralph Castro, director of the new Office of Alcohol Policy and Education (OAPE).
Stanford has devoted increasing attention to its campaign addressing sexual violence on campus since the formation of the Office of Sexual Assault and Relationship Abuse (SARA) Education & Response last June.
Congress’s Aug. 2 approval of a last-minute debt ceiling increase marked the beginning of at least a week of instability in the U.S. economy, which included Standard & Poor’s (S&P) downgrading the country’s credit rating, volatility in the stock markets and the Federal Reserve Bank’s announcement that it will maintain low federal interest rates. American economists, including those at Stanford, have a variety of theories as to how the situation came to be, as well as how it will play out.
Stanford Overseas Seminars are returning to the University for the 2011-12 academic year. The program, which is run by the Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP), will accommodate between 60 and 75 students in five three-week long seminars during summer 2012. The program should then expand to its peak size of 10 seminars for 150 students in 2013. Specific details on the programs offered have not yet been announced.
Two recent reports from Stanford Security Lab(SSL) researchers have fueled an ongoing debate over privacy issues in the largely self-regulated online advertising industry.
As a result of a recent student-led campaign to extend alumni access to Stanford email addresses, the classes of 2009, 2010 and 2011 will have access to their @stanford.edu accounts until May 31, 2012. After this date, email sent to those addresses will be forwarded to an @alumni.stanford.edu account for an additional year.
Researchers from the Department of Electrical Engineering recently released open-source code to their ClassX program, which allows online streaming of lectures and public access to recordings that would otherwise require expensive classroom equipment to produce.