On Wednesday night the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE 2035) hosted a teach-in and open meeting in Harmony House a to discuss the current state of housing, affordability and workers’ rights at Stanford and in the Bay Area.
Johanna Metzgar is Stanford’s new Associate Vice Provost for Student and Academic Services and the University Registrar. She oversees six different departments: the Registrar’s Office, Student Financial Services, Student Information Systems, Graduate Admissions, the Student Services Center and the Bechtel International Center. Metzgar was previously associate registrar at the University of California, Berkeley and has…
David Magnus Ph.D. ’89 is the director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics and the co-Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Stanford Hospital.
In a 1-unit lecture series, CSRE 5I: “Hamilton: An American Musical,” students examine the life of Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries through an in-depth analysis of the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical that lends its namesake to the course title. The interdisciplinary course invites faculty from several departments – African & African American studies (AAAS), comparative studies in race and ethnicity, theater and performance studies (TAPS) and history, to name a few – to share their perspectives on the music, casting and storytelling of the musical.
On Monday afternoon in Memorial Church, renowned broadcast journalist Ted Koppel M.A. ’62 addressed the current state of journalism, education and politics in a “Leading a Meaningful Life” interview with Dean for Religious Life Jane Shaw.
Stanford’s close ties with Silicon Valley have had a unique effect on students’ relationships with professors and their overall Stanford experience through engagement in the local startup culture.
Students of Oral Communication 130: “Your American Life” will spend this winter learning to craft podcast and radio shows to the tune of “This American Life” and New York Public Radio’s “Radiolab.”
The Stanford University Library (SUL) made updates to its SearchWorks research tool in early September, seeking to better meet students’ research needs by improving library search functions to find digital resources.