“We’ve done a lot there. We haven’t done it all well, but we should be proud of what we have done,” former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl W. Eikenberry M.A. ’94 said during his closing assessment of the United States’ role in Afghanistan. Eikenberry spoke to approximately 140 attendees about the transition to Afghan sovereignty in the Central Asian state Monday in Encina Hall’s Bechtel Conference Center.
A new federal policy change announced by President Obama last Tuesday, designed to help students manage their college loan debts, may not affect many students at Stanford, according to Director of Financial Aid Karen Cooper.
Assistant professor of applied physics Benjamin Lev, who moved to Stanford last month from the physics department at the University of Illinois, has been named by President Barack Obama to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. He will be honored at the White House Oct. 14, along with 94 other recipients of the award.
Benjamin Lev, assistant professor of applied physics, will be honored in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 14, as one of the nation’s most outstanding early-career scientists.
President Obama recently nominated Michael McFaul B.A., M.A. ’86, political science professor and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) to the United States ambassadorship to Russia. McFaul, who has served as special assistant to the president on national security affairs, director of Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule…
President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) kicked off a campaign today to promote entrepreneurial growth among AAPIs.
During President Obama’s State of the Union Address, one Stanford freshman was among the 27 specially invited guests to sit near First Lady Michelle Obama.