Stanford’s off-campus engagement was a central theme of its Board of Trustees’ Feb. 11 and 12 meetings.
On Feb. 1, former University President John L. Hennessy was named chairman of the board of Alphabet, Inc., the parent company of Google. Hennessy has been a board member since 2004, but he has also had ventures outside of Google. In 1981, he pioneered a research effort focused on Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) technology,…
Although Stanford closed its center in Beijing at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year, the Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) is actively seeking to expand its current abroad offerings in the future.
Students seeking off-campus learning opportunities will be able to use a more centralized portal starting this year, as the Office of International Affairs (OIA) expands its new online platform, SOLO.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Cape Town, South Africa has selected Adelene Africa as its new director, allowing the program — which was suspended indefinitely last fall for lack of staff— to resume later this year.
BOSP Cape Town will be suspended starting spring quarter due to unexpected faculty resignations.
If Stanford seemed a little more magical than usual last Friday, it might have been because of the inaugural meeting of a new club on campus. Welcoming veteran magicians and newcomers alike, the Stanford Magic Society (SMS) is now open for business, meeting at 3 p.m. on Fridays in the Old Union.
The language requirement for undergraduates applying to the Stanford Overseas Program in Florence has been waived for the spring 2016 quarter in an attempt to make the program more accessible to students.