A legendary teacher whose Econ 1 course attracted what was then a record enrollment for a class at Stanford, Gurley was the first recipient of the university’s Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The Faculty Senate on Thursday heard that, despite the pandemic, social unrest and the economic downturn, the Long-Range Vision initiatives are inspiring Stanford supporters even as the university adapts to a changed fundraising environment.
Chemistry Professor Carolyn Bertozzi says recruiting world-class scientists and engineers and developing ChEM-H into a hub where doctors and researchers can come together will be two of her main goals.
Margaret Rowland was a steady mainstay in Building 10, serving as executive assistant to the president of Stanford from 2000 to 2016. She was widely recognized for her extraordinary administrative skills and her commitment to Stanford and to those with whom she worked.
Initial results in Stanford’s surveillance testing program, which began with autumn quarter, show a low prevalence of COVID-19 and serve as a reminder to maintain health protocols for those who are working and studying on campus.
Members of the Faculty Senate on Thursday encouraged the university to accelerate its target dates for completing its transition to at least net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations and endowment.