“The Dream Is Now” campaign, led by philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs MBA ’91, solicits student pressure on Congress to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
President Barack Obama has nominated Ernest Moniz Ph.D. ’72, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) physicist, as the next U.S. Secretary of Energy.
Cuéllar said that growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border had a profound influence on his understanding of the world and prompted his desire to study politics and governance.
Chu’s appointment will mark his second stint at the University, where he had previously worked as a professor of physics and applied physics from 1987 to 2008.
Lucy Shapiro, a biology professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, and Sidney Drell, professor emeritus at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, were honored by President Barack Obama in the White House today as recipients of “America’s Nobel Prize”– the National Medal of Science.
President Barack Obama named Stanford English and comparative literature professor Ramón Saldívar and Haas Center visiting scholar Bruce R. Sievers ’63 M.A. ’69 Ph.D. ’73 to sit on the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) advisory board.
The Daily has asked faculty to reflect on their experiences in government and how it is different from their lives on the Farm.
With the end of 2012 rapidly approaching, efforts to avert the fiscal cliff — a combination of automatic spending cuts and tax hikes set to kick in at year’s end — have dominated the national political dialogue in recent weeks. In light of the negotiations currently ongoing within Congress, The Daily spoke with Hoover Institution…