Reflecting back onto the first half of the quarter, I’ve often thought that my all-frosh dorm is designed to be as welcoming and as comfortable as possible — just like kindergarten. In some sense, that is true. There are RAs, the PHE, the resident fellows, the RCC for the technologically challenged and even a SLErt…
Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Press Michael Keller is transitioning from an interim to full-time position as Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, effective immediately, according to a recent announcement by Provost Persis Drell.
At the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Medicine pediatric cardiologist David Axelrod is working on using virtual reality (VR) to model heart defects.
In RELIGST 1: “Religion Around the Globe,” students learn about the role of religion in modern society by investigating and comparing the ancient and modern beliefs of six prominent world religions.
Parli italiano? No? Va bene. Up until a few months ago, I didn’t speak Italian either. This past summer I began self-studying the Romance language with the aid of an online program. In order to fulfill the requirements for my Modern Languages minor, I need to complete two languages at the second year level and…
The Faculty Senate came together for the second time this year on Feb.. 4, during which future president Marc Tessier-Lavigne gave a brief address and Vice Provost of Teaching & Learning (VPTL) John Mitchell gave a report on VPTL services and current actions.
Tessier-Lavigne, who will assume the presidency on Sept. 1, told the Faculty Senate that he aims to keep true to Stanford’s founding principles but also lead the University to even grander heights. More specifically, he stressed that he wants to meet with the entire Stanford community to hear their opinions and formulate Stanford’s new direction.
Free printing privileges at Stanford’s libraries will end this week as the University finishes its implementation of a new pay-to-print system. The new Stanford Print Service will allow printing and copying via a Stanford ID card or through a separate payment card available for visitors. New printers have been installed across campus to complete the transition.