Some believe the program to be a substantial step toward open and honest communication, while others feel that specific OpenXChange events were one-sided and did not create the space for productive discussion that the program aspired to. While administrators acknowledged OpenXChange had left some students dissatisfied, they framed the program’s goals as part of an ongoing, “evolutionary” effort toward productive campuswide conversations that they hope will continue even as the official program ends.
The Daily asked Nicole Taylor, associate vice provost and dean of community engagement and diversity, about her role and the ongoing discussions with Who’s Teaching Us.
CNN host, Washington Post columnist and author Fareed Zakaria spoke at an OpenXChange event entitled “America in a New World” on Tuesday night to a packed CEMEX Auditorium and overflow room. Zakaria focused on concerns about the Middle East and technology’s future economic impact.
Zakaria started the night off with a joking tone, thanking the audience for attending.
“You could be at home watching the greatest reality show in American history, which is the presidential election,” Zakaria said.
Dear President Hennessy, Thank you for all your hard work at this institution. It’s a wonderful place. I am a graduate student, a foreigner, aware of the enormous privilege of being here and deeply grateful for that every single day. On Wednesday evening I attended an OpenXChange discussion: Combating Inequity in Education. I had high hopes…
On Wednesday, two Stanford professors and the founder of Khan Academy discussed educational inequality with President John Hennessy, who moderated the event.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker ’91 M.A. ’92 of New Jersey returned to Stanford on Saturday to discuss his new book, United: Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good. The OpenXChange event also featured “Nightline” anchor Juju Chang ’87, who engaged the senator in a conversation about his experiences in public service and time at Stanford.
On Feb. 29, OpenXChange will launch a month-long, five-part discussion series about diversity in feminism titled “What’s My Feminism?”– the latest installment of in its year-long effort to promote conversations about issues of national and global concern.
We all remember the recorder. There’s a time in all our lives — the early years — when music is considered an indispensable part of learning. We are excited to blow incongruent melodies through a magical stick and we get even more excited when those melodies become congruent. Though we don’t have the words yet,…