Steinwert said religion and spirituality will advance Stanford’s commitment to being engaged in the wider world.
The 11th annual Howard M. Garfield Forum featured a panel entitled “Apocalyptic AI: Religion, Artificial Intelligence, and the End of the World (as We Know It),” addressing the social and religious implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Tuesday event, co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Office for Religious Life and the Stanford Humanities Center, sought to define AI’s relationship with humanity.
The typical Stanford student, consumed by psets and papers, likely would not be described as a regular churchgoer — yet a closer look reveals tangible student interest in religion.
A benefit concert to help refugees, organized by the Muslim Student Union, raised over $1,500 dollars on Saturday evening.
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.
On Monday night, Oprah Winfrey spoke to an audience at Memorial Church packed with students, faculty members, staff and other campus guests about her thoughts on a meaningful life. “Harry’s Last Lecture on a Meaningful Life” is put on annually by the Rathbun Fund in partnership with the Office for Religious Life.
Renowned speaker, actress, author and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey spoke about what it means to live a meaningful life in the annual “Harry’s Last Lecture on a Meaningful Life” on Monday, April 20. Before giving the lecture, Winfrey met with The Stanford Daily and shared why she wanted to participate as this year’s Rathbun Visiting Fellow.
Our criticism of the University’s inability to keep up with mental health resource demand is not meant to be a criticism of the integral role that CAPS currently plays on campus: it remains an accessible, 24-hour resource that has helped thousands of Stanford students. The existing demand for CAPS is a testament to how important of a role CAPS plays in the Stanford community. At the same time, it remains true that Stanford’s mental health infrastructure can no longer fully meet demand.