Beatriz Stix-Brunell ’25 has retired from her role as a First Soloist in London’s premier ballet company in order to explore academics at Stanford.
Two Stanford alums, Sterling K. Brown '98 and Issa Rae ’07, received nominations at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.
The Stanford Program for Inspiring the Next Generation of Women in Physics (SPINWIP), a virtual three-week summer camp for high schoolers, seeks to expose women and first-generation low-income (FLI) youth to the possibilities of careers in physics and STEM and is taught entirely by women.
Newman explained that students often face peer or parental pressure when choosing a major. He also acknowledged that low-income students sometimes feel a need to pursue financially stable professions in order to support their families. However, he said that there are often misconceptions about what it means to pursue high-earning careers.
Law professor Juliet Brodie sees “working with Haas as a natural continuation into new space with what has been my life's work": "I have always lived in that space where education and service meet; where we're training people how to deliver services.”
On April 21, the Anderson Collection and the Cantor Arts Center will open to the public at 25% capacity. Stanford Live’s Frost Amphitheater will open on April 29 with less than 5% capacity. These openings are part of the larger campus effort to gradually reintroduce arts and athletics venues.
Vice Provost Sarah Church is encouraging departments to offer more summer courses as students say that current offerings are limited.
Postdocutural fellow Nirvikar Jassal spoke on how all-women police stations in India may have unintended consequences for combatting gendered violence.
Over winter break, several Stanford undergraduates started a Zoom learning and mentorship program for South Asian students.
Students are currently facing space, time and financial constraints due to complicated childcare during the ongoing pandemic.
The Faculty Senate passed a resolution condemning White House advisor and Hoover Fellow Scott Atlas as well as his recent statements regarding COVID-19 on Thursday afternoon. However, the Senate disagreed over whether it was appropriate to call on the University to investigate Atlas’ actions as possible ethical violations subject to disciplinary action.
The Stanford Law Review, a prestigious student-run legal journal, elected its first Iranian-American and Muslim-American president on Nov. 11.
Davenport’s style is raw; by combining home-movie style filmmaking with poignant messages, his films come across as intimate, informative and moving.
Amid the pandemic, some have decided to get involved with the election and the democratic process as poll workers. Safety concerns surrounding COVID-19 remain a top priority.
Scholars explained their concerns with President Donald Trump’s executive order regarding diversity training, as well as the state of racial inequity and polarization in the United States, and suggested solutions during the Democracy Matters series on Oct. 22.
Stanford professors Monika Schleier-Smith, a quantum physicist and Forrest Stuart, a sociologist both received “genius grants” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in honor of their “exceptional creativity.”
The Faculty Senate reviewed updates to the University budget and amended the unit cap from the Future of the Major proposal during its Thursday afternoon meeting.
Education and physics professor Carl Wieman won the Yidan Prize for Education Research in honor of this work creating new strategies for undergraduate STEM education on Sept. 23.
SATIRE: A new dating app matches couples based on their midterm grades in key courses. Founder Lindsey Ham ’21 explained that the app uses University data (RIP Carta) to make profiles with students’ grades in Math 51, CS 106A and Chem 33.
"We really tried to take inspiration from Kendal’s entire lifetime of creating art into how we process this film and how we were editing the film. We're seeing the film, basically, as a canvas and Kendal is the subject but the material, which goes into that canvas, is from the entire century, nearly a century, in which he has lived."
SATIRE: Stanford is relieved that after years of keeping their dirty secret they can finally be free: they can admit they care more about athletes than their other students.