In CS 56N: “Great Discoveries and Inventions in Computing,” former Stanford President John Hennessy seeks to dispel the notion of a computer as a magical box.
The Stanford Board of Trustees will vote to divest from oil and natural gas by the end of the academic year, student activist group Fossil Free Stanford (FFS) predicted.
President John Hennessy focused on sustainability in his annual address to the Academic Council, which he delivered Thursday afternoon in CEMEX Auditorium.
It is important that the traditional goal of the Big Game be reinforced this year: a spirited competition on the field and an enjoyable experience for those in the stands.
UAR provides returning students resources to best transition back onto campus.
Stanford University and Stanford Hospital and Clinics have pledged $3.6 million over three years in grant funding to support student-initiated startup accelerator StartX, in a move accompanied by the creation of a venture fund that will invest exclusively in StartX firms.
President John Hennessy announced a plan to expand the undergraduate student body in an attempt to keep pace with the growth of the graduate student population and allow Stanford to serve more students, a proposal with broad implications for University admissions, facilities and faculty.
The University has moved forward with plans to renovate the historic Old Chemistry (Old Chem) Building and construct a new Bass Biology Building, with both projects expected to be completed by the 2016-17 academic year.