On Tuesday, political science professor Rob Reich held a launch event for his new book, “Just Giving: Why Philanthropy is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better.”
Sunday marked Stanford’s 126th Commencement, which featured speaker Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, associate justice of the California Supreme Court, as well as the usual quirky Wacky Walk costumes.
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Ph.D. ’00, associate justice of the Supreme Court of California and a Stanford alumnus, urged graduates to be cognizant of all those who have contributed to societal progress before them and to use their “good fortune” for the benefit of others.
California Supreme Court Justice Mariano-Florentino “Tino” Cuéllar Ph.D. ’00 and renowned civil rights activist Marian Wright Edelman will be the 2017 Commencement and Baccalaureate speakers, respectively.
On Tuesday, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. nominated Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar Ph.D. ’00 as associate justice of the California Supreme Court.
Cuéllar said that growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border had a profound influence on his understanding of the world and prompted his desire to study politics and governance.
The Daily has asked faculty to reflect on their experiences in government and how it is different from their lives on the Farm.
Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) received a $2.45 million grant for a span of four years from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to train future specialists in nuclear security and support ongoing projects, including scientific cooperation with China.