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Jill Biden talks education policy, teaching experiences

Her sold-out presentation, held in Memorial Auditorium, touched on her lifelong career as a teacher and her thoughts on Stanford’s role in tackling the country’s educational challenges. Following her talk, Biden sat down for a Q&A moderated by Jim Shelton, former Department of Education Deputy Secretary.

Fraternity, sorority residents consider diversity, community

In the past two years, multiple sororities have added a diversity officer position to address these challenges. Delta Delta Delta (Tridelt) and Pi Beta Phi (Pi Phi) added diversity officers this quarter. The Daily spoke to some of these diversity officers, as well as students in Greek life across campus, to learn more about representation in Greek life today.

Stanford recognizes new Engineering Heroes, prompts criticism regarding departmental diversity

On April 16th, the University named the newest four Stanford Engineering Heroes, sparking a conversation about representation among Stanford engineers. This year’s winners are astronaut Mae Jemison, graphics processing unit inventor Jensen Huang M.S. ’92, and the late computing duo, Stanford computer science (CS) department founder George Forsythe and CS textbook writer Alexandra Forsythe.

Andraka named Truman scholar

The scholarship, awarded in honor of former U.S. President Harry Truman, recognizes students across the country who plan to pursue careers in public service. It awards them $30,000 to put towards graduate education. Andraka was one of fifty-nine Truman Scholars who were selected from a pool of more than 750 students nominated by their institutions.
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