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At their Oct. 6-7 meeting, Stanford’s Board of Trustees visited the new Anderson Collection and reviewed several plans regarding construction on campus. President John Hennessy also gave his assessment of the prior academic year.
Due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa this year, several students’ trips overseas were cut short this summer. In August, the University released a statement advising Stanford travelers to avoid West Africa and to return home if they were visiting the area.
Stanford co-terminal student Bryant Tan ’14 passed away in a mountaineering accident earlier this week.
On Wednesday evening a two-alarm fire broke out at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, less than a mile from Stanford campus.
On Sunday Fouad Ajami, Herbert and Jane Dwight Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, passed away at the age of 68 due to prostate cancer.
Stanford’s Office of Community Standards’ annual case reports demonstrate a steady increase in the number of Honor Code violations in computer science (CS) each year.
However, the enrollment in CS classes has also risen significantly over the last five years. In the 2013-14 academic year, over 1,500 students took CS 106A: Programming Methodology, the first course of the introductory programming series in the CS department, and computer science has grown into the largest major on campus.
Established in 2006 by Soujanya Bhumkar, Austin Shoemaker ’05 and their co-founders, Cooliris is a company that focuses on optimizing users’ online and mobile media experiences.