Category: Safety at Stanford

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Why won't they wear bike helmets?

March 21, 2018 2:58 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—even stationary objects. Stanford Assistant Director of Active Mobility Ariadne Delon Scott talks about what parents ought to know about bike safety at Stanford. What is… Read more Why won't they wear bike helmets?
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Preparing for the worst-case scenario

March 2, 2018 1:27 pm
As part of continuing efforts to prepare the campus community to confront emergency situations, the Department of Public Safety has created a new training video that describes how to react to an active shooter scenario. Stanford Chief of Public Safety Laura Wilson and Emergency Manager Keith Perry answer questions about responding to emergencies on campus.… Read more Preparing for the worst-case scenario
Persis Drell

Provost issues campus-wide report on Title IX, sexual harassment cases

March 1, 2018 11:04 am
When I became provost just a little over a year ago, I reaffirmed Stanford’s commitment to preventing sexual violence, supporting victims, and providing fair and effective adjudication processes. These are critical elements of ensuring a safe and healthy campus environment in which we may all work, live, study and interact. Today I am issuing Stanford’s… Read more Provost issues campus-wide report on Title IX, sexual harassment cases

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