Let’s set the scene. You are a Stanford freshman in the class of 2024, taking your first load of courses for the fall quarter. You’re undeclared, so you decide to try lots of different things: you’ll take CS 106A, of course, but you also like writing, so perhaps you’re in English 10A, a historical class in the English core.
To address economic opportunity and the challenges to governance arising from it, five Africa experts gathered at the Hoover Institution’s Hauck Auditorium for the “Governance in an Emerging New World” panel on Africa’s development.
In the beginning, there were the three lights: the usual central ceiling light and window, as well as a supplementary desk lamp from a friend. All three were much-appreciated presences in my room, but after some days it became apparent that none were meeting my illumination needs. Waking up sucked. I prefer to wake up…
On Saturday and Sunday, Huang Engineering basement buzzed with activity from participants in health++, the third annual health-focused hackathon.
Stanford Summer Arts Institute, a summer program for high school students that focuses on studying the intersection of the arts and technology, recently concluded its second session of programming.
In high school, Diva Sharma ’21 developed a device to detect stress in both humans and animals with the help of the Indian Institute of Technology. Sharma was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Asia, following nominations in both the “Health and Sciences” and “Youngest” categories.
The scholarship, awarded in honor of former U.S. President Harry Truman, recognizes students across the country who plan to pursue careers in public service. It awards them $30,000 to put towards graduate education. Andraka was one of fifty-nine Truman Scholars who were selected from a pool of more than 750 students nominated by their institutions.
I write of my experience to encourage audience members this week to listen sensitively and to think carefully about what it may mean to couple capitalism and spirituality.