At its 8th meeting, the 21st Undergraduate Senate discussed initiatives to improve Senator efficiency and accountability, affirmed their continued support for Chanel Miller and considered additions to student safety service 5-SURE. Senator Micheal Brown ’22 proposed a resolution to require minimum engagement standards for Senators as part of a push to enhance accountability and communication…
The project’s arrival comes amid renewed calls for Stanford to place a quote selected by Miller on a plaque at the site.
As a student in Stanford’s Learning, Design and Technology program, former youth gymnastics coach, gymnast and cheerleader Emily Rapada ’18 M.A. ’19 developed Beyond the Game, a digital platform aimed at helping coaches change this culture by opening up discussions about mental health.
Geza Kovacs and his team of researchers developed HabitLab, a mechanism for improving productivity, in the form a browser extension complete with dozens of customizable intervention techniques called “nudges” that help users track and “regain control” of their online browsing habits.
Frustrated by a lack of information about campus events, Sumi Mudgill ’21 created FullSend.App, an event advertising platform that she and her team hope will change how information about campus events is disseminated to college students across the country.
This past weekend, Stanford University hosted its fifth annual TreeHacks, a 36 hour hackathon that drew 1,254 students from 95 universities.
Health4TheWorld is the first nonprofit of its kind to use machine learning to provide treatment tools and educate health care professionals in under-resourced regions.
PostsMore, a new website launched last month by three undergraduates, aims to better connect Stanford students by consolidating a number of student-facing services that are currently spread across a disparate set of popular social platforms, or cease to exist at all. The site, created by Curtis Staples ’20, Akshay Kalose ’20 and Ethan Aldrich ’21, includes features to help students meet new people across campus, organize rideshares and offer academic advice to their peers, among others.