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Feb 1 2018 | Stanford News Stanford, Students
Provost Persis Drell has appointed a committee of faculty, students and staff to make recommendations on the next campus climate survey to be administered to students. Stanford last administered a campus climate survey in 2015, with the intention of surveying the student body every few years. A...
Jan 31 2018 | Stanford News Stanford
To get their arms around the more than 2,800 ideas for Stanford’s future that came in through the university’s long-range planning process, four steering groups produced white papers summarizing and framing the ideas. Those white papers will be made available to the campus community beginning...
Jan 29 2018 | Notes from the Quad Faculty, Stanford, VPGE
Recently I met with Jennifer Widom, dean of the School of Engineering; Stacey Bent, the senior associate dean of engineering; and legendary Stanford women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer at the Faculty Club. The topic was the challenge of improving faculty diversity at Stanford.
Jan 25 2018 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
very year, a small but not insignificant number of babies are born with hearts whose muscles are spongy and thin, although exactly what causes that condition isn’t clear. Now, Stanford biologists think they may have found a clue: spongy heart muscles could be the result of improperly developed...
Jan 18 2018 | Stanford News Education, Stanford
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will welcome 103 finalists from around the world to Stanford on Friday for Immersion Weekend – two days of activities, including interviews, small group design-thinking challenges, and an address on life and leadership through storytelling.