We’ll tell a friend about how a class went on forever or look back at the quarter and say it passed by in a flash. This sort of feeling to me seems to be pretty much universal, but we let the absurdity of it pass by with a wink and a nod.
Regan Pecjak describes the conflict between the coasts and middle America as a symptom of cultural change, and makes the case for a return to earlier definitions of American success.
What exactly is it that Facebook does? According to its mission statement, a set of platitudes essential for almost any technology company, it wants to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Somehow, this quest has led from a Harvard dorm room to becoming one of the most valuable companies…
Marc Tessier-Lavigne took the presidency after a series of unpopular decisions from his predecessors. Can he reach students in a way they couldn’t?
Jeff Raikes ’80, co-founder of the Raikes Foundation and a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees since 2012, has been elected to serve as the chair of the board. His term will begin July 1.
Despite a sign that might suggest otherwise, Lake Lagunita is not being refilled. Instead, a maintenance project is being performed on a pipe that brings lake water to campus.
Stanford’s long-empty Old Chemistry Building, which stands to the side of the Oval, will open later this fall as the Sapp Center for Teaching and Learning.
Stanford University is preparing to renegotiate its land use agreements with Santa Clara County.