The US News and World Report recently released ratings of top graduate programs showing that Stanford’s graduate schools of business, education, engineering, law and medicine are all ranked among the top three in the nation.
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.
SmileyGo, a student-founded social enterprise founded approximately two months ago, has built foundations internationally with the help of its Stanford sponsors Tina Seelig Ph.D. ’85, Tomas Kosnik, Ernestine Fu ’13 M.S. ’13 Ph.D. ’19 and Rebeca Hwang ’11.
The final addition to Stanford’s Science and Engineering Quad, a bioengineering and chemical engineering building, will be named after University trustee Kavitark “Ram” Shriram and his wife, Vidjealatchoumy “Vijay” Shriram.
President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 announced on June 3 that Persis Drell as the new dean of the School of Engineering.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recently introduced a [email protected] initiative in an effort to complement existing clinical services and better foster mental health on campus.
Stanford’s National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter) recently selected 12 universities as the inaugural cohort of the center’s Pathways to Innovation program.
Four of California’s top research universities, including Stanford, have joined forces in an effort to increase the presence of underrepresented minorities among faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.