After receiving only two applicants for their winter quarter, the Hopkins Marine Station cancelled its courses for the first time in 20 years.
Housing renovations for Stanford’s overseas program in Oxford are scheduled for completion within the first few weeks of winter quarter. The study abroad program had been canceled during remodeling in the fall and will resume when students arrive in Oxford on Jan. 12.
At last Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, Provost John Etchemendy announced the formation of a new Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning. Director of athletics, physical education and recreation Bernard Muir also gave a presentation on issues currently facing college athletics.
On Sept. 12, Edwin “Ted” Good M.A. ’74, professor emeritus of religious studies, died in Eugene, Oregon. Good was 86 years old.
Late last week, another case of bedbugs was discovered in Toyon Hall in a room previously unaffected by the problem. The student, who wished to remain anonymous, was moved to temporary housing at Lasuen during the poisoning process but returned to his room early this week. Residents have not reported any further problems.
On Sept. 14, Eugene Bleck, founder of the School of Medicine’s pediatric orthopedics department, died of respiratory failure at the Mills-Peninsula Hospital in San Mateo. He was 91.
On Sunday, Oct. 26, a “distressed” Stanford student reported that she may have been drugged and sexually assaulted. The Stanford Police responded to the call at Page Mill Road and Hansen Way around 5:10 a.m. that morning.
Amin Arbabian, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering, and his team of researchers have developed ant-sized radios that bring the Internet of Things (IoT)—the interconnectedness among people, devices and wireless data—one-step closer to reality.