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Farouk Dey

Stanford's transformation of career education

April 21, 2017 10:48 am
In recent years, Stanford has transformed career education on campus by adopting a new philosophy that highlights meaningful work, connections and communities—an approach that is reflected in its name, Bridging Education, Ambition and Meaningful Work (BEAM), Farouk Dey, dean of career education, recently told the Stanford Faculty Senate. “This is not your typical college placement… Read more Stanford's transformation of career education
Roble Hall

Making Roble Hall sustainable for its second century

April 13, 2017 2:08 pm
Venerable, ivy-covered Roble Hall will turn 100 in 2018. Roble resident fellow Jeffrey Ball hopes that, in its second century, the dorm known as Stanford University’s “La Grande Dame” will stand as a symbol and embodiment of sustainable living. Ball is a writer on energy and the environment, scholar-in-residence at Stanford’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy… Read more Making Roble Hall sustainable for its second century

Alcohol policy check-in

April 13, 2017 2:03 pm
Six months after the university updated its alcohol policy to include a ban on large containers of hard liquor in student residences and prohibited hard alcohol at undergraduate parties, there has been an encouraging decline in the number of students needing alcohol-related emergency medical aid or receiving police citations for alcohol offenses, according to statistics… Read more Alcohol policy check-in

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