Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO), gave an overview of the government’s efforts to encourage entrepreneurship yesterday. His talk was the last session of the DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar.
According to Jeff Wachtel, senior assistant to University President John Hennessy, Stanford will “not interfere and has no right to do so” with UGL (UNICCO)’s plan to terminate 29 janitors in June.
Net neutrality theorist Tim Wu spoke Monday afternoon at a talk hosted by the Center for Internet and Society. He discussed the threat of the Internet being run by one giant corporation, as has been the case with other information industries in the course of American history.
The 1,190 prospective freshmen that attended Stanford’s Admit Weekend this past weekend have until 5 p.m. today to decide whether they will join Stanford’s Class of 2015.
Stanford Dining has announced plans to offer extended dining service between current mealtimes. The new service will offer meals between breakfast and lunch as well as between lunch and dinner during weekdays, at no additional cost to students on a Stanford Dining meal plan.
It was 1:30 a.m. and Lucy Richards ‘13 was stuck on the last problem of her Statics problem set, which was due in several hours. From her laptop, the bright blue motto of Piazzza.com seemed to address her directly — “Stuck? Need help? Just Ask.”
It was a cold, rainy Saturday evening in our nation’s capital, and Maria Lizet Ocampo ’06, M.A. ’06 was giving five students in the Stanford in Washington (SIW) program a tour of the West Wing of the White House. “And here is where Rahm Emanuel, Vice President Biden and I enter for work every day,”…