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President and Provost write letters welcoming the Stanford community back for Winter Quarter

January 12, 2017 3:41 pm
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has sent a letter to members of the Stanford campus community, welcoming them back for Winter Quarter. The president’s letter includes news of appointments he has made and initiatives he is pursuing, including new open office hours for students. Provost John Etchemendy’s letter addresses issues that have been on the minds of… Read more President and Provost write letters welcoming the Stanford community back for Winter Quarter
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Updates on Beijing and Cape Town overseas studies programs

December 19, 2016 2:59 pm
Stanford has announced plans to indefinitely suspend its overseas studies program in Beijing at the end of the 2016-17 academic year – due to low enrollment – and to find a new home in China for the undergraduate program. The final Stanford in Beijing Program will be offered spring quarter of 2017. Ramón Saldívar, director… Read more Updates on Beijing and Cape Town overseas studies programs

Stanford's new East Asian Studies major adds Korean track

December 15, 2016 9:48 am
Koreanist Dafna Zur arrived at Stanford in July of 2012 – the same summer that the Korean pop music video “Gangnam Style” went viral on YouTube. While Zur conceded that the “Gangnam Style” cultural phenomenon sparked huge interest in her classes that fall, she said her students quickly became eager­ to dig deeper into Korean… Read more Stanford's new East Asian Studies major adds Korean track

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