In ongoing negotiations over Stanford’s proposed expansion under the General Use Permit (GUP), Palo Alto City Council voted unanimously on Monday to request that Stanford contribute up to $82.4 million over the next 17 years to the city’s affordable housing fund.
To address economic opportunity and the challenges to governance arising from it, five Africa experts gathered at the Hoover Institution’s Hauck Auditorium for the “Governance in an Emerging New World” panel on Africa’s development.
“How old are you?” is a question I have always found mildly confusing. What is my interlocutor trying to learn about me? Age can mean many things — whether you can vote, drive, drink — but it’s also used as an indicator of where you are in life, what you may or may not have…
Volunteers gathered inside of an East Palo Alto (EPA) youth-centered community center on Saturday morning to canvas for Measure HH, a tax on large commercial office real estate that is on the ballot Nov. 6.
A new student group, the Stanford Global Development Association (SGDA), aims to connect students to global development programming in an effort to increase awareness and understanding of international issues.
In a Tuesday talk at CEMEX Auditorium, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim discussed the need for global investment in human capital with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
Stanford researchers Carol Dweck and Gregory Walton, among other scholars, recently published “Implicit Theories of Interest: Finding Your Passion or Developing It?” The study suggests that spending effort developing one’s passions is more effective than looking for one’s true passion.
In its third meeting, the 20th Undergraduate Senate discussed the General Use Permit and funding for student groups. Before that, however, the Senate held a closed session that lasted approximately 40 minutes.