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Q&A: New registrar Johanna Metzgar discusses what it takes to keep Stanford running

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…

Classy Classes: Students go ham for ‘Hamilton’ in AFRICAAM 5I

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.