The three-unit course will focus on three issues — marine pollution, overfishing and climate change — and will be offered in winter to between 20 and 25 students chosen from an applicant pool.
On Wednesday afternoon, an email sent by the Stanford “Marriage Pact” announced a second year of the experiment.
At a public hearing last week, the Santa Clara County Planning Commission unanimously made a favorable recommendation to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors regarding Stanford’s plans to build new faculty residences in the San Juan Hills neighborhood, despite opposition from several San Juan Hills residents.
Roble Arts Gym was selected in August by the California Preservation Foundation to be one of 18 recipients of the group’s prestigious Preservation Design Awards.
The Arizona Cactus Garden, first planted in the 1880s for Jane and Leland Stanford, was maintained until the 1920s. Since 1997, however, volunteers have been working to restore the garden. Today, volunteers rally around their passion for cacti gardening and enjoy the beauty of the plants.
Stanford Summer Arts Institute, a summer program for high school students that focuses on studying the intersection of the arts and technology, recently concluded its second session of programming.
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.
Last fall, fourteen student teams designed computer, video and mobile games in CS 146: “Introduction to Game Design and Development.”