Category: Living at Stanford

First new dining facility in 20 years celebrates its first quarter

December 2, 2011 7:49 pm
Stanford students can’t major in cooking. But at the new Arrillaga Family Dining Commons, they can attend a Culinary Studio. Thursday, to the strains of a student string quartet, staff members from Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE); Student Affairs; Land, Buildings and Real Estate and others sipped eggnog and hot chocolate, tasted Basque stuffed eggs… Read more First new dining facility in 20 years celebrates its first quarter

Resident advisers and ResEd staff collaborate on creation of new RA class

August 15, 2011 7:41 pm
Undergraduate resident advisers (RAs) for the 2012-13 school year will start thinking like RAs sooner than ever before, thanks to an RA course that will launch next spring and inaugurate a new system of RA hiring and training. The change comes after extensive research and discussion conducted by Residential Education administration and staff and an… Read more Resident advisers and ResEd staff collaborate on creation of new RA class

First director of diversity and first-generation programs appointed

January 14, 2011 10:58 pm
Nearly a decade after he left Stanford, Tommy Lee Woon is returning to the Farm in April to become the university’s first director of diversity and first-gen programs. Currently, Woon is the dean of multicultural life at Macalester College, a private liberal arts college in St. Paul, Minn. The college, with a student population of… Read more First director of diversity and first-generation programs appointed

RFs talk about learning in the dorms

January 4, 2011 7:46 pm
The Study of Undergraduate Education at Stanford (SUES) currently under way is likely to result in a greater emphasis on the intersection between students’ residential and academic lives. Key will be the 60 resident fellows (RFs), who are the faculty and senior staff who live in the dorms. They are charged with working with student… Read more RFs talk about learning in the dorms

Campus office helps students with disabilities realize their full potential

October 11, 2010 11:02 pm
Instead of heading to their residence halls for dinner on Wednesday night during the first week of classes, one dozen freshmen made their way to the Faculty Club to help inaugurate a new tradition of the Office of Accessible Education. The Sept. 22 event, which was the first “welcome dinner” hosted by the office for… Read more Campus office helps students with disabilities realize their full potential