In a “Notes from the Quad” post, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne briefed students on the changing expectations and policies for the upcoming Admit Weekend.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) presented its annual Turing Award to former Stanford President John Hennessy in honor of his work designing efficient computer architectures that advanced the microprocessing industry.
Rachel Fong ’21 spends her weekdays as a computer science student and her weekends working from home as a YouTuber on the channel Kawaii Sweet World, which translated from Japanese means “Cute Sweet World.” Fong started her channel in 2011, and continues to upload crafting and baking tutorials to this day. As of this article’s release, the channel has more than 1.1 million subscribers. In September, Fong secured a cookbook deal with Clarkson Potter, a subsidiary of Crown Publishing, which also publishes the cookbooks of celebrity chef Bobby Flay and television personality Martha Stewart. The Daily spoke with Fong about Kawaii Sweet World and her future career plans.
Throughout the year, BEAM, Stanford’s Career Education Center, strives to hold inclusive events with opportunities for all majors and industries, but some non-“techie” students say they’ve still been disappointed in the offerings, something BEAM says it’s continually working to address.
The Stanford Daily sat down with Maggie Stiefvater, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Raven Cycle,” “The Scorpio Races” and “The Shiver Trilogy.”
Currently piloted for majors in the humanities and natural and social sciences, the program brings together existing resources at BEAM to guide students toward fulfilling careers.
A panel of Stanford graduates talked about pursuing careers in the arts at “How I did it (or how I’m trying)” on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Filmmaker R.J. Lozada, violinist and motivational speaker Kai Kight and actor, writer, and radio producer Xandra Clark were among those who shared their experiences. (Caroline Gao/The Stanford Daily)
Pritzker described her own “life journey” and discussed the future of the economy and the workforce in the face of historic demographic shifts.