Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke about his innovation initiatives and ideas of promoting exchanges between Japan and Silicon Valley in a speech at Bing Concert Hall on Thursday afternoon. Meanwhile, dozens of demonstrators gathered outside the Hall, protesting his revisionist historical views and nationalist sentiments regarding Japan’s role in World War II.
The results of a four year review of Stanford’s judicial affairs process will be released at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday, Nov. 6.
Stand with Leah supporters met with University President John Hennessy on Thursday and left the discussion disappointed, citing the administrators’ position on how Leah Francis ’14’s case was handled and recent appointments to the new faculty-student committee tasked with studying the University’s disciplinary processes for reported cases.
President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 announced on June 3 that Persis Drell as the new dean of the School of Engineering.
The University has agreed to subsidize security fees for an allegedly anti-LGBT conference, after the spring quarter event was initially denied funding by the Graduate Student Council (GSC) and the Undergraduate Senate amidst community protests and subsequently assessed a $5,600 security fee.
This year’s Commencement Weekend, will also feature Fred Turner, associate professor of communication, giving the Class Day lecture and Zen Buddhist priest and poet Norman Fischer giving the Baccalaureate address.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Stanford President John Hennessy came together for a conversation in Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, covering a wide range of topics including their similar backgrounds as tech pioneers and their mutual appreciation for the humanities in engineering.
The image of Stanford as a place for technological innovation and student-led ventures only recently grew to be pervasive on and off campus.