After seven years of fundraising, the Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowships (SIGF) program, spearheaded by President John Hennessy, has reached its goal of attracting donors to fund over 100 new graduate student fellowships.
Transgender and gender-expansive students at Stanford deserve acknowledgement, and especially so in classes that blithely slap “gender” on their course name and fail to critically do the concept justice. As a campus, Stanford must move beyond perception of transgender and gender-expansive people as exotic, overly complex, or unrelatable.
The number of minority students in science and engineering is low at Stanford compared to other institutions.
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.
Office hours are a fine environment in which to learn, but one has to make sure that he or she does learn.
Crystal Lee ’13 M.A. ’13, Miss California 2013 and First Runner-Up to Miss America 2014, returned to her junior year home in EAST House last Thursday to discuss her life in the world of pageants and what role these beauty events play in conversations of sexism and feminism.
RISE, recognizing the lack of opportunities for underrepresented or underprivileged
youth, aims to help students further their interests and careers in the sciences through a seven-week, hands-on internship.
Organizers are hopeful that it can help address a perceived “pipeline problem” in humanities at Stanford: the declining number of incoming undergraduates that have an interest in humanities majors.