The Stanford School of Engineering has announced a new course, Engineering 311C: Expanding Engineering Limits: Culture, Diversity, and Gender (ENGR 311C), for this fall, which will investigate the topics of culture, diversity and gender with respect to the engineering world. The course features a partnership with Aachen University in Germany, providing the class with the opportunity to discuss international perspectives on prevalent topics.
This Sunday, the University closed the application process for its inaugural program of Stanford in New York City (SiNYC) in the 2016-17 academic year.
According to Insights, a publication from the Graduate School of Business (GSB), Jens Hainmueller, a political science professor at Stanford, believes that anti-immigrant sentiment does not come from natives’ concerns about their loss of jobs, but rather from fears that the immigrants will change the country’s identity and fail to contribute to it.
Editor-in-chief of Metropolis Magazine Susan Szenasy came to the d.school on Monday October 6th for a roundtable discussion on architecture, design and culture. In honor of her recently published book “Szenasy, Design Advocate,” Szenasy led an open conversation on her writing of the last thirty years. I had the pleasure of speaking with Szenasy before…
“I really want to make it off campus more this year.” You’ve been saying it for the past three years. It’s tough, we know. So we’re trying to make it easier for you. Every Friday, we’ll have a roundup of all of this weekend’s best and cheapest cultural offerings, both at Stanford and in the Bay.
Today The Daily will officially launch the Lomita Arts and Culture Blog. Named after the street that runs by the Cantor Arts Center and the new Anderson Collection, the blog covers art and design at Stanford, as well as topics related to general campus lifestyle and culture.
At times it seems the divide between the West Coast and East Coast is more than geographic and that the only thing these bookends of the United States have in common is the English language, and sometimes even that is hella different.
While contemplating the traditional Chinese game of mahjong may initially conjure up scenes of elderly Chinese women shuffling colorful tiles around a square table, the pastime may have played a key role in fostering the development of Jewish-American and Chinese-American culture during the 20th century, according to research by doctoral candidate Annelise Heinz.