Category: Safety at Stanford

New tool offers sexual violence reporting option for students

May 5, 2017 4:36 pm
Stanford students now have a new tool for documenting and reporting sexual and relationship violence. With support and advocacy from ASSU student leaders, Stanford has adopted the online platform Callisto for a three-year trial period. It will offer students a new avenue, in addition to existing ones, for documenting and reporting experiences with sexual assault… Read more New tool offers sexual violence reporting option for students
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Stanford releases 2016 Safety, Security and Fire Report

October 3, 2016 4:17 pm
While the number of reported campus robberies and aggravated assaults dropped to zero last year, Stanford’s 2016 Safety, Security and Fire Report showed an increase in reported sexual offenses as well as increases in drug and alcohol arrests. According to the report, 39 sexual offenses were reported in 2015 to university staff who are required… Read more Stanford releases 2016 Safety, Security and Fire Report
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Lauren Schoenthaler answers questions about sexual violence at Stanford

September 2, 2016 9:25 am
Former Stanford student Brock Turner was released from jail this week after serving a sentence for his conviction on sexual assault charges. Recognizing the wide attention the case has received, Stanford Report asked Lauren Schoenthaler to provide a current perspective on the subject of sexual violence at Stanford. Schoenthaler recently was appointed to the position… Read more Lauren Schoenthaler answers questions about sexual violence at Stanford

Stanford's commitment to combatting sexual violence

June 8, 2016 2:23 pm
Stanford has undertaken aggressive efforts in recent years to combat sexual violence and to provide support to those who experience it. Stanford adopted the “yes means yes” affirmative consent standard in its policies in 2012, two years before it became law in California. We have created new campus offices devoted specifically to sexual violence education,… Read more Stanford's commitment to combatting sexual violence

Straight talk about active shooter situations

June 2, 2016 9:18 am
In the aftermath of a shooting and lockdown at the UCLA campus on Wednesday, Stanford Police Chief Laura Wilson and Stanford Emergency Manager Keith Perry spoke to Stanford Report about precautions the campus community can take in such an emergency and preventive efforts on campus. What actions should individuals be prepared to take if confronted… Read more Straight talk about active shooter situations
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Stanford freshmen to receive free bike helmets

June 2, 2016 9:09 am
Stanford freshmen will receive free bicycle helmets when they arrive on campus in the fall of 2016, thanks to a gift from two Stanford parents committed to increasing the safety of bike riding on campus. Russell Siegelman, a Stanford parent who also lectures in the Graduate School of Business, is an avid cyclist who has… Read more Stanford freshmen to receive free bike helmets
Helen Wilson

Confidential Support Team offers 'first stop' for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence

April 15, 2016 9:31 am
Helen Wilson recently became director of the Confidential Support Team (CST), a Stanford center that offers support and counseling to students impacted by sexual assault and relationship violence, including domestic abuse, intimate partner abuse, stalking, and sexual or gender-based harassment. The CST is jointly sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the… Read more Confidential Support Team offers 'first stop' for students impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence
Catherine Glaze

New leaders named for Title IX, SARA offices

February 11, 2016 9:16 am
Stanford has made appointments to two key staff positions focused on sexual violence prevention and response – CATHERINE GLAZE as campus Title IX coordinator and CARLEY FLANERY as director of the SARA Office (Office of Sexual Assault & Relationship Abuse Education & Response). Glaze, currently associate dean for student affairs at Stanford Law School, will… Read more New leaders named for Title IX, SARA offices
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Five answers to questions about bike safety

December 1, 2015 1:02 pm
There are an estimated 13,000 bicyclists pedaling around on the Stanford campus each day, creating an abundance of opportunities for cyclists to cross paths with fellow cyclists, motor vehicles, pedestrians—and even stationary objects. Stanford bicycle program coordinator Ariadne Delon Scott talks about what parents ought to know about bike safety at Stanford. What is the… Read more Five answers to questions about bike safety

BOSP responds to U.S. State Department travel alert

November 25, 2015 10:12 am
The following message from Ramón Saldívar was recently sent to all Bing Overseas Studies Program Winter Quarter 2015-16 students regarding the current status of BOSP Winter Quarter programs in light of the U.S. State Department’s Worldwide Travel Alert issued on November 23, 2015. Dear BOSP Students, Families, and Friends, I write in my capacity as… Read more BOSP responds to U.S. State Department travel alert