Tagging Service-Learning Courses at Stanford

Service-learning courses at Stanford have increased over twentyfold in the 25 years that the Haas Center has been in operation—at last count, 396 offered between 2005 and 2010. As of this fall, in response to demand from students and faculty, you can search for service-learning courses online. This first for service-learning at Stanford increases course selection efficiency, provides students greater access to these classes, and makes it possible to acknowledge service on their transcripts.

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Poverty Reduction By Design

Jasmine AaronsJasmine Aarons ‘09 (Product Design) describes her 2009 Haas Summer Fellowship as "a tremendous gift"—both to her and to the Mapuche women of southern Chile.

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Belize on My Mind

Damali leading the wayI wasn’t quite sure what to expect when I signed on to accompany 15 Stanford undergraduates on an environmentally-focused, direct service trip to Belize this past summer. The opportunity seemed to present a delicate balance between the familiar and unfamiliar. My Jamaican roots initially drew me to take this trip.

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25 Years of Public Service

Can you believe it? We’re 25!

Ronald Reagan was president (Donald Kennedy was Stanford’s president), we were drinking New Coke and watching Back to the Future, and today’s Stanford students weren’t even born. Was it only yesterday that the Haas Center started choosing action over apathy?

In celebration of this momentous occasion, we have

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Comings and Goings

Haas Center Staff 2010

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The Haas Center is proud to welcome our newest staff members:

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Sandip Dhillon

Sandip DhillonSandip Dhillon

Accounting Associate
(650) 723–8373
sandipd@stanford.edu

As accounting associate, Sandip performs a full range of accounting and administrative functions for the Haas Center. Her educational background includes a bachelor's in government and a master's in higher education.

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2009–2010

  • September: Branner Hall becomes Stanford’s public service theme house with office hours and programming during the year.
  • September: As part of celebrating the center’s 25th anniversary, Haas staff and stakeholders begin working with members of the Graduate School of Business' Alumni Consulting Team to develop a five-year strategic plan (delivered in June 2010).
  • October: The Haas Center begins Public Service Basics trainings for Stanford students.
  • October
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