Established in 1996, shortly after and partly in response to the hunger strike of 1994, Stanford’s undergraduate program in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CSRE) is the fastest-growing major at the University. The CSRE major is the largest of five offered by the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE).
Albert Camarillo, professor of American history, was the founding director of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) in 1996.
On Friday, Chinese Internet company Baidu announced that it had hired Stanford researcher and previous computer science professor Andrew Ng ‘08 as its chief scientist. Ng is also the director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and co-founder of the massive open online courses (MOOC) platform Coursera.
On May 5, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District began a campaign to notify Palo Alto residents of a species of small, invasive mosquitoes that are new to the area.
A tradition so embedded in Stanford culture that its origins are unknown, the game of Assassins brings a stronger sense of community, a fun distraction and temporary paranoia to many dorms each year.
Gary Becker, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, died at the age of 83 in Chicago on Saturday, May 3. Becker passed away from complications after a recent surgery that followed on from a longtime illness.
On Saturday, Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State and professor at the Graduate School of Business, announced that she would not give this year’s Rutgers University commencement address following protests from Rutgers student and faculty.
Most people have heard of crew, but few are familiar with dragonboating, another highly competitive aquatic team sport. In fact, many of the Stanford Dragonboat team members themselves had never heard of the sport before coming to Stanford.