“Of course, your heart races and you say ‘Can this be?’”
Though there was an overall increase in the number of Introductory Seminars (IntroSems) offered this year, the number of applications for and enrollments in fall quarter seminars stayed relatively the same as last year, according to Russell Berman, faculty director of the Stanford Introductory Seminars (SIS) program.
As the ASSU Undergraduate Senate prepares to discuss for the third straight week a bill put forward by Students for Palestinian Equal Rights (SPER) supporting selective divestment from Israel, SPER and the Stanford Israel Alliance (SIA) have both received outside statements of support from prominent individuals, including Nobel Prize winners and congressmen.
This year, Stanford admitted 725 prospective freshmen from a restrictive early action pool of 6,103 students, the largest in the school’s history.
Alvin Roth M.A. ’73 Ph.D. ’74, visiting professor of economics, won this year’s Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science.
Alvin “Al” Roth, visiting professor of economics, was awarded the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday morning.