World-renowned scholars debated the future of governance in the Middle East at the Hoover Institution, discussing the relationship of explosive increases in youth population and major technological advancements to the development of Middle Eastern democracies.
Hoover panelists discuss the life of Li Rui, former secretary of Mao Zedong and one of the greatest modern critics of the Communist Party before his death this year. In light of his legacy, speakers addressed the role of history as a political tool both for and against totalitarian governments.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon came to Stanford on Friday, delivering an emphatic address about the urgency of addressing climate change. His talk also covered social responsibility and his own experience in public service.
Eva Borgwardt ’20 was selected as one of 62 nationwide individuals selected to receive the 2019 Truman Scholarship, a prestigious award that grants its recipients up to $30,000 to pursue a higher degree in education.
George P. Shultz was born one year after Herbert Hoover founded the Hoover Institution. He grew up in the Great Depression, served as a Marine during the Cold War, and is one of only two Americans ever to hold four separate cabinet positions.
The Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) office is pursuing plans to add 12 more full-time advisors to its staff, and considering assigning students a single academic advisor with whom they remain throughout their academic career. UAR is also considering modifications to the Stanford Newcomer Guide (SNG) program.
The Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi), housed within Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), hosted its second annual Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) conference on Tuesday.
Students walked out of classrooms across campus to rally for environmental and racial justice at Stanford on Monday.