Robert Patterson, former deputy director of undergraduate admission at UC-Berkeley, began his new job as Stanford director of admission last week following the departure of former Director Shawn Abbott in May.
When the University announced last November that doctoral dissertations and masters dissertations from some engineering disciplines would be made available in a digital format, it was unclear how many graduate students would take advantage of this option over the traditional “hard-copy” submission. Now, nearly an entire academic year later, it is clear that some graduate students have made the transition smoothly from paper to electronic submission…
Some 50 students and faculty met at the Bechtel International Center on Wednesday evening to discuss a University effort to reshape the undergraduate general education curriculum.
“Census Day” has arrived, and the Palo Alto Census Office has been preparing for many months to count the populations in the 194 census tracts for which it is responsible — including Stanford, a “hard-to-count” area based on 2000 census statistics.
Stanford’s biodesign program has partnered with Singaporean organizations to create Singapore-Stanford Biodesign (SSB), a program with the goal of training the next generation of medical technology innovators in Asia.
Last week’s power outage, while inconveniencing many, also provided a test for Stanford’s emergency response routines.
As Stanford students and faculty flood back onto campus after break, a particular group of about 50 students and faculty are cooling off from the 15th United Nations Climate Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen.
Stanford students, faculty and staff will be among an estimated 15,000 participants from 192 countries attending the 15th United Nations Climate Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen, Denmark, this month.