Stanford Law School (SLS) Dean M. Elizabeth Magill will leave the University in summer 2019 to assume the role of provost at the University of Virginia (UVA), Stanford News reported late last week. Magill will be the first woman to hold the position at UVA, where she earned her law degree in 1995.
Stanford psychology majors are collaborating with department faculty in research projects on topics including empathy’s role in the criminal justice system, cystic fibrosis and cross-cultural understanding of well-being.
During its first meeting of Summer Quarter, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the ASSU operational budget and measures to improve funding conditions for graduate students.
Two professors have launched the nascent Center for Blockchain Research (CBR), Stanford Engineering announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Jean McCown and Catherine Palter explain how Stanford is approaching the housing challenge in conjunction with the university’s application for a new land use permit.
At its Thursday meeting, the Faculty Senate heard presentations on the University’s budget for the upcoming academic year, as well as efforts to improve faculty diversity.
Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole has announced the formation of a short-term committee of faculty, senior staff members and students who will advise her on the creation of new community centers.