Stanford is renowned for being the home of some of the world’s most brilliant minds, and these minds are undoubtedly one of this university’s greatest assets. As students here, we often witness firsthand the unrivaled intellectual caliber of our professors, and, less often but still occasionally, the difficulty of obtaining and keeping those professorial positions here. We also hear of cases where top-notch scholars don’t receive tenure, a fate shared by half of all the assistant professors here.
Though both Nur and the student indicated that the collision was an accident, she gave conflicting accounts of how it occurred. An investigation of the incident by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is underway.
Patton said she expects an apology from the English department in a meeting with department chair Blakey Vermeule and other students behind the petition, which she believes will occur on Feb. 7.
Electrical Engineering professor Andrea Goldsmith recently received the 2019 IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award for her contributions to wireless technology.
Seminars are not a rarity at Stanford — in fact, all my classes this quarter are seminars. It’s a class of about 15 people sitting around in a circle with a professor ready to facilitate discussion. There’s an array of laptops and open books with half the class eager to speak and the other not…
In my intermediate fiction writing class, we did a writing exercise where we were supposed to write a scene, but restrict ourselves by pretending phones, Internet and other technology did not exist in our character’s town. Placing a restriction like this on your writing forces you to analyze what is truly necessary to convey your…
On Oct. 2, developmental biology assistant professor Alistair Boettiger and psychiatry and behavioral sciences assistant professor Manish Saggar received the National Institute of Health (NIH)’s New Innovator Award to fund their respective research projects on genome folding and the computational methods for understanding the human brain.
Massachusetts man agreed on Friday to plead guilty to mailing threatening letters, each containing a white powder, to Stanford Law professor Michele Dauber and five other public figures across the country earlier this year. Dauber received an envelope from the man, including the white powder and a threat of rape, in February.