Online voting for the election of Faculty Senate members for the 2014-15 academic year and the nomination of full professors to the Academic Council’s Advisory Board will end on March 5.
Due to higher retention rates and higher yield in searches, the School of Humanities and Sciences has experienced a seven-percent increase in faculty in the last couple of years, bringing the total number of full-time faculty positions to 553—the highest in its history.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Stanford President John Hennessy came together for a conversation in Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, covering a wide range of topics including their similar backgrounds as tech pioneers and their mutual appreciation for the humanities in engineering.
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.
Jim Plummer M.S. ’67 Ph.D ’71, dean of the School of Engineering, will step down at the end of this year after serving as dean for 15 years.
Motivated by the loss of her friend and feeling a gap in the support given to graduate students in the department, Chinyere Ifeọma Nwabugwu M.S. ‘10 Ph.D.’14 established the Graduate Students in Electrical Engineering (GSEE) in May 2011 along with six other founding members to foster community among students, faculty and administration.
Volkswagen Group of America has announced plans to expand its partnership with Stanford in automotive research through the contribution of $1.7 million and the appointment of a Volkswagen chairman to Stanford Engineering’s Advisory Board.
The chance to declare as a robotics major could be just around the corner for interested students, as a proposal led by Eric Smalls ’16 continues to gain traction among undergraduates and faculty alike.