In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.
This Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) met with University administration to discuss investment strategies related to Stanford’s endowment.
Dear Daily Editors, We read with concern your Feb. 20 article on endowment investments. While we understand that these financial topics are complex, your article was inaccurate and misleading, and we believe it is important to set the record straight on a number of points. Stanford’s endowment is invested through various very common legal entities.…
The newly launched women-focused athletic training sessions offered by Arrillaga Outdoor Education Recreation Center (AOERC) have sparked a debate over whether they discriminate on the basis of gender.
University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Persis Drell respond to an op ed in Wednesday’s paper about Charles Murray’s invitation to the Cardinal Conversations speaker series.
In its Wednesday meeting, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the creation of an advocacy committee for graduate students to petition the administration, different possibilities for changing the structure of elections and the Council’s policies on letter-signing.
Long-term planning, freedom of speech, research funding and sexual assault were prominent topics during a wide-ranging “town hall” discussion hosted by University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell on Wednesday as part of their efforts to increase their communication with the Stanford community.
This election cycle, undergraduate Senate candidates numbered just over half of what they did last year; while 40 students ran for Senate in 2016, only 24 ran in 2017, with only two senators running for reelection.