A Stanford Daily poll has revealed undergraduates’ opinions of President Hennessy and a variety of other key issues.
On Friday, over 200 students participated in a series of activities that kept pressure on the Stanford administration to accept the Who’s Teaching Us demands.
The Stanford Daily sat down for an interview with the new Stanford Tree.
In honor of University President John Hennessy stepping down at the end of the academic year, the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) organized an a cappella group songwriting competition. The three winning groups performed their songs at the Block Party honoring Hennessy on Saturday.
At yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting, members discussed divestment, changing the governing policies of coterminal degrees and adopting research policy at Stanford’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. President Hennessy made a statement regarding the ASSU Undergraduate Senate’s recent vote on divestment. Hennessy noted the hostile tone in some discussions of divestment. “As a University, we must remain committed to civil and rational discussion, especially when the issues are highly controversial,” Hennessy said.…
President Hennessy opened the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection this morning with remarks on cybersecurity and Stanford’s role in the effort.
Ron Rebholz was not just an inspiring teacher of Shakespeare. He was throughout his years at Stanford a principled, courageous political activist who challenged the University to live up to its highest ideals, and regularly found it all too often a failure. You could write a good history of Stanford by following the life of Ron Rebholz.
The first meeting of the 46th Faculty Senate took place last Thursday, with a primary focus of discussing proposed changes to the academic course schedule that would standardize class start times with the earliest at 8:30 a.m.