Three months after his evacuation from Sierra Leone, Dr. Ian Crozier found Ebola in his eye. This was after he was declared cured of the illness he had fought first as a volunteer doctor with the World Health Organization (WHO), and later as patient. His case is part of a growing body of evidence that…
Jim Gibbons, CEO and President of Goodwill Industries, spoke Friday at CEMEX Auditorium as part of BASES Social Impact Week. Gibbons, who is blind, started at Goodwill in 2008 after 10 years as CEO of National Industries for the Blind. The Daily sat down with him to talk about his career, being a social entrepreneur and how to balance business and social impact.
Jorge Cham, PhD ‘02, creator of Piled Higher and Deeper (commonly referred to as PhD Comics), a comic strip about the struggles of graduate school which originally appeared in The Daily, will give a lecture called “The Power of Procrastination” on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m. in Hewlett Teaching Center. After the lecture, he will hold a book signing in Packard Auditorium, where he will sign student copies of the first four volumes of PhD Comics.
The Stanford Daily sits down with dream expert Dr. Hans Steiner.
Persis Drell was appointed as dean of Stanford’s School of Engineering in June. As a professor of physics and previous director of Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC) from 2007 to 2012, Drell is the first woman and the first non-engineer to hold the position of dean of engineering.
Professor Emeritus of Human Biology Herant Katchadourian first taught HUMBIO 10: Human Sexuality in 1968, eventually leading the course for more than thirty years and teaching over 20,000 students in the process. Katchadourian sat down with The Daily to discuss his love advice for Stanford students and his area of expertise: today’s hookup culture.
Jim Plummer M.S. ‘67 Ph.D. ‘71, dean of the School of Engineering, recently announced that he would step down from his position after a 15-year tenure.
“Asian parents invest a lot in their children,” Woo said. As such, parents expect a return on their investment, so to speak–they want their children to carry on the family line, a pressure that hits especially hard for queer Asian men.