More than 250 students, faculty and community members gathered at teach-ins across campus and a rally in White Plaza for “Breakthrough: Occupy the Future,” part of a series of events organized by faculty and students to foster discussion of the Occupy movement and inequality in America.
Mexican President Felipe Calderón will be the 2011 Commencement speaker, the senior class presidents announced Friday.
Behind the lunch at Arrillaga Alumni Center on Wednesday–vegan squash patties with tomato chutney, smoked Alaskan salmon, wheat berry and rice salad–was an event medical professor Chris Gardner believes was unprecedented: the gathering of experts from all seven of Stanford’s schools to talk, well, food.
While many Stanford students dream of landing a job at a Fortune 500 company or top consulting firm, a growing number are pursuing public service options after graduation. In recent years, postgraduate service programs, such as Teach For America and AmeriCorps, have witnessed a surge in applications from Stanford. As Jim Murray, the Postgraduate Public…