Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway and deputy chair of The Elders, has been appointed by the Haas Center for Public Service as the spring 2014 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor.
Only through meeting members of the veteran community can we begin to understand their role in society and see them not as subjects of a political debate but rather as paragons of service.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) has recently hired two new directors, Luke Terra M.A. ’08 Ph.D. ’15 and Suzanne Gaulocher, for its three-year Directors of Community-Engaged Learning (D-CEL) pilot program.
The Haas Center for Public Service has selected National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) administrator Jane Lubchenco as the center’s Distinguished Visitor for spring quarter, according to the Stanford News Service.
Take a look at any public service group and you’ll notice the startling gender disparity. Thomas Schnaubelt, executive director of the Haas Center for Public Service, has worked in more than 36 civic engagement institutions. He confirmed that the phenomenon of female public engagement trumping male participation is not limited to Stanford, saying that some research has shown the typical ratio for male to female participation in public service is approximately 3 to 7.
Stanford’s pilot partnership with UVote, a voter registration program created at Northwestern University, registered 786 students and faculty to vote this year.
Dustin Barfield ’12 and others feel the University can improve how it deals with veterans on campus.
The Haas Center for Public Service, Residential Education (ResEd) and nine other Stanford departments have partnered with UVote to encourage voter registration during New Student Orientation (NSO).