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Family Weekend is Feb. 24 and 25, 2017

December 7, 2016 10:47 am
Stanford expects to welcome more than 3,000 people when it holds its popular Family Weekend on Feb. 24 and 25, 2017. Online registration is now open and will close on Jan. 26, 2017. The event, formerly known as Parents’ Weekend, offers members of families of undergraduate students a chance to learn more about life at… Read more Family Weekend is Feb. 24 and 25, 2017
Alice Petty

Five things to know about pre-major advising

October 20, 2016 4:21 pm
Alice Petty, director of pre-major advising in the Office of Undergraduate Advising and Research, oversees the many pre-major advisors university-wide who help new students make thoughtful choices about their academic careers. Petty, who earned her PhD in Near Eastern studies from Johns Hopkins University, answers five questions about the program for parents. What academic advising… Read more Five things to know about pre-major advising

Faculty Senate discusses trends in Stanford undergraduate majors

October 14, 2016 4:21 pm
At a recent meeting of the Stanford Faculty Senate, Russell Berman, professor of German Studies and of comparative literature, and Brian Cook, a senior assessment and evaluation analyst at the university, discussed the findings in a report called Changes in the Academic Interests of Stanford Undergraduates. Berman, chair of the senate’s Planning and Policy Board,… Read more Faculty Senate discusses trends in Stanford undergraduate majors

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