After months spent assessing Stanford’s teaching efforts in preparation for a reform of its undergraduate requirements, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) Harry Elam Jr. will now be in a position to implement them from his new office in a year’s time. Elam, also a drama professor, took over as VPUE on July 1.
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Sinclair, set to become the director of the Bing Overseas Studies Program in September, is particularly invested in making overseas studies more accessible to science and engineering students.
Overseas program staff are assessing their response after a magnitude 8.8 quake in Chile
Applicants to the Fall 2010 Beijing overseas program need not have any Chinese language experience, the Bing Overseas Studies Program announced Monday. The program said it will accept applications both from students who wish to enhance their Chinese and and from those who have no experience in the language.