Joseph Kott, Ph.D., former adjunct lecturer and visiting scholar of transportation planning in the Urban Studies program, died of a heart attack on Feb. 14 at his home in Oakland.
Stanford undergraduates who do not declare a major by the end of their sophomore year find an enrollment hold placed on their account.
The course gives students the opportunity to study the UN Habitat III conference and explore sustainable urban development strategies.
This fall, the Stanford Human Cities Initiative will feature projects ranging from local Bay Area neighborhoods to the global UN Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador at its Human Cities Expo.
Earlier this month, Stanford’s urban studies program launched the “Human Cities Initiative” to promote urban development that prioritizes the quality of life for city inhabitants.
Finding answers about our role in society and searching for the sense of fulfillment Singer writes of should be a central goal of an undergraduate education. Fostering a campus culture where more students are excited to serve others, in our view, is an essential aspect of that. We, as members of the Stanford community, have the responsibility to make this happen.
I invite you to investigate experiential learning opportunities on campus, whether through service learning courses like the International Urbanization Seminar or Sustainable Cities; Stanford in Government (SIG) Fellowships and Stipends; Haas Center fellowships and programming; or opportunities in Earth Systems, Public Policy, or your own major.