The Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) office is pursuing plans to add 12 more full-time advisors to its staff, and considering assigning students a single academic advisor with whom they remain throughout their academic career. UAR is also considering modifications to the Stanford Newcomer Guide (SNG) program.
Meredith Monk, an artist and composer, and members of the Vocal Ensemble will perform Monk’s new work “Cellular Songs,” this upcoming Saturday at Bing Concert Hall as part of Stanford Live, the university’s performing arts producer. The piece combines images, movement, film and music and was inspired by Monk’s fascination with the cell as a source of life.
Designed as a cross-cultural comparative course, CHINA 70N: “Animal Planet and the Romance of the Species,” was offered the winter quarter of 2019.
On Tuesday, Eric Chu, who plans to run for president of Taiwan in the 2020 general election, visited Stanford University and emphasized the importance of giving more power to Taiwan’s future economy.
At the full-day collaborative workshop “AI, Humanities, & the Arts,” speakers stressed artificial intelligence’s potential to supplement human capabilities rather than replace them.
Stanford’s Digital Humanities minor aims to integrate research into academics by offering undergraduates the opportunity to apply computational and digital tools to their pursuits in the humanities.
In spring 2018, the mean on the first MATH 51 midterm was 77 percent; in fall, the mean was 92 percent. On the second midterm, the mean was 68 percent in spring and 87 percent in fall.
The Office of Community Standards (OCS) saw 207 total cases — 180 of which were honor code cases — in the 2017-2018 school year, presenters told the Faculty Senate at Thursday’s meeting.