Recent changes include funding from the Haas Center for Public Service toward Zipcars that allow cadets to commute to their training sites, recognition as an official student organization, permission to take part in the annual Activities Fair in White Plaza and a physical office for the Army branch of ROTC in Sweet Hall.
The 11th annual Symposium of Undergraduate Research and Public Service (SURPS) covered topics from “The Stanford Robot Zombie Apocalypse Comic Book Series” to “Dark Matter Halo Mass Characterization Using Galaxy Magnitude Variations.”
It was one of those spur-of-the-moment decisions. I had to get to the fourth floor of Sweet Hall where I was late for a meeting. But did I want to stumble into the room gasping for breath? I’m no marathon-runner, but I knew that if I ran up three flights of stairs right before a meeting, I wouldn’t make a good impression. There was only one other choice.