Unlike most undergraduates, Andrew Gonzalez ’20 spent two years outside the classroom with a religious mission in Chile before coming to Stanford as a freshman.
The Daily sat down with Lapin to talk to her about her own experience with journalism, her work for university communications and her opinion on the state of news in the United States.
The Daily seeks to clarify what the endowment is, how it feeds into this year’s budget and why it is important.
“Endowment (noun): the action of endowing something or someone.” Thanks, Google. The average Stanford student might not know what exactly the Stanford endowment does or how it differs from the annual budget. Sorry if we shook your reality there — the endowment is a pool of invested funds that help to cover University expenses in…
On Wednesday, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) hosted a discussion with Haas Distinguished Visitor Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum that addressed how the rapid diversification of American demographics has impacted race relations. Tatum also discussed her life and legacy.
The budget includes contingency funds to account for fluctuations in federal research funding and projects proposed through the University’s just-launched long-range planning process.
Stanford researchers demonstrated that microorganisms do not always break down organic matter in oxygen-poor areas, causing large amounts of carbon to accumulate in soil and sediments according to a study published in Nature Geoscience, “Thermodynamically controlled preservation of organic carbon in floodplains.”
The Daily sat down with Associate Professor of Psychiatry Shashank V. Joshi to discuss his work as a psychiatrist, professor and advocate for student mental health. As a panel member of the California State Superintendent's Student Mental Health Policy Work Group, Joshi provided input on a bill that requires California school districts to enact specific policy regarding suicide prevention for seventh through 12th grade students.
As the nominations open for the Stanford Alumni Association senior awards this year, many members of the Class of 2017 may not be aware of the opportunity.
The newly-created Knight-Hennessy Scholars program aims to attract talented students from around the world to pursue graduate studies at Stanford, including M.D. and J.D. programs. The scholarship will prioritize candidates who demonstrate excellence in thought, leadership and character.