In its penultimate meeting, the 19th Undergraduate Senate introduced a bill that would give Senators the power to financially penalize student groups that invite guests perceived to be in violation of the Fundamental Standard, a University statement guiding student conduct since 1896.
In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.
TreeHacks, Stanford’s annual collegiate hackathon, returned for its fourth year from Feb. 16 to 18.
“Silicon Valley is a one party state,” Palantir founder Peter Thiel ’89 said from the stage of Hauck Auditorium. “The other side doesn’t care for you and your side doesn’t care for you because they don’t need to.”
In the second talk of this year’s “What Matters to Me and Why” series in Old Union on Wednesday afternoon, Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean of Stanford Law School M. Elizabeth Magill emphasized the importance of facts, the pursuit of knowledge and gratitude.
Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addressed an audience of over 500 at Stanford on Friday to discuss the critical — and at times difficult — relationship between technology and democracy.
“Bending the Arc” follows nonprofit Partners in Health as they seek to revolutionize how health care is provided for underserved communities in Haiti, Peru and other countries.
When Persis Drell became provost this February, senior Lily Zheng ’17 saw a unique opportunity to improve dialogue between students and administrators. She reached out to Drell to host an event on how to effect change at Stanford.