In a Monday afternoon presentation on his new book, “Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet,” Varun Sivaram ’11 stressed current constraints on solar power and three types of innovation — financial innovation, technological innovation and systemic innovation — that he believes are key to sustaining solar energy’s rise to dominance.
ASSU Undergraduate Senate Chair Varun Sivaram ’11 on Tuesday released attendance records for the body’s elected students, whose terms are set to close within weeks.
Varun Sivaram ’11, a junior majoring in international relations and engineering physics, has been named a 2010 Truman Scholar…
Students may have to expect a $54 increase to the communications fee on their University bill over the next three academic years.
It appears that the Student Services Division (SSD) will have to go back to the budget drawing board after a bill requesting Senate approval for the SSD to move to special fees was shot down after the petition already garnered more than 900 signatures in its current format on Tuesday.
For students looking for minutes from ASSU Undergraduate Senate committee meetings, where stances on student group funding, advocacy issues and ASSU operations are decided, their search may yield frustration.
The Undergraduate Senate Appropriations Committee, which sets policy for how Stanford’s more than 650 student groups can spend general and special fees money, continued early into Tuesday morning to tweak its recommendations for next year’s special fees policies, which apply to some 50 of campus’s largest groups. Anton Zietsman ’12, chair of the committee, said…