In its first meeting of fall quarter, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed the reduction in graduate students’ access to various campus dining halls, as Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) Executive Director of Stanford Dining Eric Montell and R&DE spokesperson Jocelyn Breeland.
During its final meeting of the summer on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed graduate student funding transparency, stipends and other pertinent campus issues to bring up at a November town hall with Provost Persis Drell.
Bioengineering Ph.D. student Alex Ferris and electrical engineering Ph.D. student Sarah Hooper will be interning at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle this summer after being selected for the Hertz Fellowships in Global Health and Development.
The Bechtel International Center’s screenings of the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup draws community members from around the world interested in soccer to support a wide range of teams.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
On Thursday night at Cubberley Auditorium, long-time civil rights activist Angela Davis emphasized the importance of intersectionality in academia and activism Davis also advised students to continue fighting for social justice.
Generally expected to pursue careers in academia, some Ph.D. students are now bucking tradition and going into industry upon graduation, taking jobs at tech companies in Silicon Valley.
Though she has had a generally positive time at Stanford, for Kate Bridges-Lyman M.A. ’15, a masters student in religious studies, the life of a masters student can feel disconnected from other members of the campus community.