In its last meeting of the winter quarter, the Faculty Senate saw a presentation on the state of the Stanford Management Company (SMC) and the proper use of the Stanford name and emblem.
On Feb. 23, the Bing Overseas Study Program (BOSP) announced that it will offer a new quarter-long program in Hong Kong starting in autumn 2019. The program will become the 12th active BOSP program and the second with no language requirement.
On Feb. 1, former University President John L. Hennessy was named chairman of the board of Alphabet, Inc., the parent company of Google. Hennessy has been a board member since 2004, but he has also had ventures outside of Google. In 1981, he pioneered a research effort focused on Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) technology,…
In 2018, the following will celebrate their 50th birthday: Will Smith. The Big Mac. The Beatles’ hit song, “Hey Jude.” Hugh Jackman. “2001: A Space Odyssey.” And, last but certainly not least: the Stanford Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate makes academic policy at Stanford and debates a variety of other University-wide issues — in the…
two new allegations of Moretti sexually harassing graduate students have surfaced: one from a woman who says she had to set a dog loose to get Moretti to stop propositioning her and leave her house late at night and another incident described by multiple sources who say Moretti lost a job opportunity at Johns Hopkins after a graduate student reported that he touched her inappropriately.
Michael Penn, professor of religious studies and specialist in the early history of Christianity, fell in love religious studies at Princeton after starting a degree in molecular biology.
At Stanford, what’s rarer than a snow day, more political than a rally and more powerful than a speech? Answer: A professor acknowledging local, national or global crisis in the classroom.
Thomas Moser, professor emeritus of English and former chair of the Stanford English department, died on June 9, 2016 from complications of pneumonia. He passed away at his home on the Stanford campus at the age of 92.