The past few years have marked a shift towards a more decentralized approach towards psychological health. University officials have sought to make mental health services more accessible to on-campus communities that have traditionally underutilized them.
With the latest crop of Nobel prizes announced this month, Stanford raised its number of Nobel laureates by two, putting the count at — conservatively — 31. While deciding what constitutes a strong enough connection to Stanford to add a prizewinner to the tally can be difficult, the University has 22 laureates on the current…
The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has announced its latest crop of Environmental Venture Projects (EVP), each of which will receive funding over the next two years to tackle significant environmental issues worldwide.
President John Hennessy announced a plan to expand the undergraduate student body in an attempt to keep pace with the growth of the graduate student population and allow Stanford to serve more students, a proposal with broad implications for University admissions, facilities and faculty.
While prospective undergraduate senators lobby for votes and student groups flyer for special fees, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) is struggling to do something much more elementary: finding enough candidates to fill elected positions and looking to turn around an institutional history of low interest and accomplishment.
Just three months into his time as dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, Lloyd Minor has already turned his attention to charting a plan for the school’s future.
President Barack Obama’s second-term push to overhaul the United States’ immigration system may be uniquely feasible in the aftermath of the 2012 presidential election, according to Stanford political observers.
Making guacamole and playing tennis, at first glance, seem odd complements to tutoring programs. But both activities act as part of the community-building mission of volunteer, Stanford-based tutoring groups that target underprivileged local youth.
On Nov. 20, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will vote on five proposals – one of which is backed by Stanford University – for spending $10.4 million in Stanford University funds, capping off a 12-year debate over the funding.
Efforts by the department to address a nation-wide gender disparity of CS majors include developing more tracks in the major, varying concentrations.