The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Moscow has been indefinitely suspended pending a review of the program’s practices and objectives.
McFaul added that Stanford will be his “base of operations” for “the immediate future,” though he plans to remain involved with some specific Obama administration projects as well.
Investigations on the full extent and severity of an “apparent breach” on Stanford’s information systems infrastructure over the summer continue this fall.
Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Weinstein has been named chief of staff to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, marking a return to government service for the former National Security Council staffer.
Stanford will replace all diplomas issued over the past four quarters in order to correct an outdated signature, according to an email sent Thursday morning by the Office of the Registrar.
All SUNet ID holders have been advised to change their account passwords as a result of “an apparent breach” in Stanford’s information technology infrastructure, according to an email sent to the Stanford community on Wednesday evening.
Crown Prince Philippe M.A. ’85 has been sworn in as the new King of the Belgians, ascending the throne on Sunday following the abdication of his father, King Albert II.
Coursera, the online learning platform founded by Stanford computer science professors Daphne Koller Ph.D. ’94 and Andrew Ng, recently raised $43 million in venture capital funding, as the firm prepares to double its employees and expand into international and mobile markets. Coursera, which has attracted more than 4 million student signups in less than two…