Category: Safety at Stanford

Stanford releases annual crime data and discusses results

October 6, 2017 4:17 pm
While there were few year-to-year changes in most categories of campus crime between 2015 and 2016, Stanford’s 2017 Safety, Security and Fire Report showed a decrease in the number of alcohol arrests and an increase in the number of sexual offenses. According to the report, 45 sexual offenses were reported to university officials in 2016,… Read more Stanford releases annual crime data and discusses results
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Roundabouts may challenge those new to campus driving

September 5, 2017 4:48 pm
Parents and guardians who are new to driving on the Stanford campus and may be planning to drop off their sons and daughters this fall are encouraged to visit a university website that explains how to drive through roundabouts. The university currently has four roundabouts located at key intersections on Campus Drive East and West.… Read more Roundabouts may challenge those new to campus driving
Persis Drell

Provost reports on Title IX process

May 31, 2017 10:00 am
Earlier this year, I said I would provide a progress report to the Stanford community this spring on the first year of the Student Title IX Process, our new pilot process for hearing cases of sexual harassment, stalking, relationship violence and sexual violence involving students. I’m writing now to do that. This is the first… Read more Provost reports on Title IX process

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
Lauren Schoenthaler

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