Stanford undergraduates who do not declare a major by the end of their sophomore year find an enrollment hold placed on their account.
During its second meeting of the quarter, the Faculty Senate heard ASSU executives Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Ph.D candidate in education Rosie Nelson outline their goals for the 2018-2019 school year, with particular attention paid to forming partnerships between Stanford students, faculty and staff.
In spring of 2017, the anime-adapted film Ghost in the Shell, based in cyberpunk, futuristic Japan, became a 60-million-dollar failure at the box office. Its effort to understand its roots fell short, casting Scarlett Johansson as a Japanese woman and prompting outrage and talk of boycotts online.
On Friday afternoon, Brookings Institution demographer Bill Frey discussed his research regarding the millennial generation in the U.S. Frey said that the generation’s inclusivity-oriented political views, compared to prior generations, derives from its increased racial diversity.
Assistant Sociology Professor Jackelyn Hwang ’07 has research interests in urban sociology, inequality, immigration and race and ethnicity.
Emma Tsurkov J.S.M. ’15 is a XX-year Ph.D. student in the sociology department whose research interests encompass family, gender, race and ethnicity as well as social equality and stratification. For the past year, she has been working to raise awareness of campus domestic violence affecting the partners or spouses of graduate students who are not Stanford students do not receive the same University benefits and services as a result. Her goal is to formulate and implement a coherent and unified campus policy that makes medical and counseling services more accessible to these individuals.
The Daily sat down with Tsurkov to learn more about her initiative and some of the challenges she’s faced along the way.
This past September, Gi-Wook Shin, a professor in sociology, published a book titled “Superficial Korea” that discusses social issues in South Korea and suggests cultural and political solutions to them.
Generally expected to pursue careers in academia, some Ph.D. students are now bucking tradition and going into industry upon graduation, taking jobs at tech companies in Silicon Valley.