Some believe the program to be a substantial step toward open and honest communication, while others feel that specific OpenXChange events were one-sided and did not create the space for productive discussion that the program aspired to. While administrators acknowledged OpenXChange had left some students dissatisfied, they framed the program’s goals as part of an ongoing, “evolutionary” effort toward productive campuswide conversations that they hope will continue even as the official program ends.
Every Thursday over lunch, AFRICAAM 31: “RealTalk: Intimate Discussions about the African Diaspora” brings together 10 students with diverse faculty to discuss topics related to race and representation.
The Faculty Senate convened for the first time this year on Thursday, Jan. 21 and reviewed the transformation of undergraduate education at Stanford, raising questions about diversity, mental health and integrated curriculum.
We join with all members of this community in listening to one another and working together to make Stanford the kind of place where every person and voice feels valued. And we are always open to hearing your ideas about creating spaces for open discussion and building community, so please do not hesitate to contact any of us.
In an event titled “Defining Manhood: What Can Men at Stanford Do?” Stanford President John Hennessy and Vice Provost Harry Elam spoke at the Sigma Nu house on March 10, along with Hoover Fellow Joseph Felter Ph.D. ’05 and associate professor of sociology, Robb Willer.
Sigma Nu is hosting a series of four speaker events in partnership with the Stanford Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies to encourage fraternity engagement with gender issues.
Four esteemed teachers came together Wednesday night for “Your Favorite Professors on Teaching,” a panel event held by The Stanford Pre-Education Society (SPREES) where professors shared their views on careers in teaching.
I think of myself as a healing artist,” explained Lynn Nottage, the acclaimed and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, in conversation with Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Harry Elam on Thursday afternoon in Pigott Theater.