The Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law hosted a conference on the democratic transition in Egypt on Friday as part of its Program on Arab Reform and Democracy.
Egyptian political activist and Google Middle East executive Wael Ghonim spoke about his role in helping catalyze the recent Egyptian revolution in a talk on Friday at Cubberley Auditorium.
The newly established Stanford Anscombe Society (SAS) hosted its first event, titled “Marriage Without Adjectives,” on Tuesday night. Former Hoover Fellow Jennifer Roback Morse, the founder of the Ruth Institute, delivered the kickoff talk.
Studying real-life situations was critical to this exploration of courage. Professor Abrams saw value in having students personally connect with the people involved in the topics they were studying.
The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), in partnership with the Cloud to Street Initiative, held a digital town hall from Cairo on Monday morning.
The group made up Stanford’s Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP), a student-led law school project funded by the U.S. State Department that creates textbooks on Afghanistan’s legal system specifically for the instruction of Afghan students.
Transgender Awareness Week 2011 kicked off yesterday with a Q&A panel led by transgender-identified Stanford students and “Trans 101,” an informational session featuring activist Jamison Green. Several other talks and performances will take place in the coming days.
Every year since 1985, a small group of freshmen descends upon the Farm in early September, just days before NSO begins, to begin ISO, three and half days of programming organized specifically for Stanford’s 493 international undergraduates. ISO is filled with beach trips and scavenger hunts as well as more practical activities, such as information sessions on immigration and financial aid for internationals.