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Stanford wins another Directors' Cup

June 26, 2015 1:45 pm
Stanford recently secured the 2014-15 Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, extending its streak to 21 consecutive seasons of capturing the award presented to the most successful intercollegiate athletic department in the nation. Stanford compiled 1,448 total points, with UCLA (1,236), USC (1,209), Florida (1188.50) and North Carolina (1,152) rounding out to the top five.… Read more Stanford wins another Directors' Cup
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Understanding the Honor Code

June 25, 2015 4:11 pm
Since her arrival at Stanford a year ago, Susan Fleischmann, associate dean of student life and director of the Office of Community Standards (OCS), has been talking to students and faculty members about the Honor Code. The OCS, which is part of Student Affairs, administers the student conduct system through which alleged violations of the… Read more Understanding the Honor Code

Stanford officials continue to monitor MERS

June 22, 2015 4:54 pm
Stanford officials are monitoring global health concerns about Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus – commonly referred to as MERS – and in particular its spread in recent months to South Korea. “Our campus infection control committee is monitoring the situation, and we feel there is no indication at present for a change in our recommendations… Read more Stanford officials continue to monitor MERS
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Journalist Richard Engel tells Stanford grads to experience the world

June 15, 2015 8:22 pm
Every college graduate has the opportunity to shape history by following their sense of adventure, journalist Richard Engel told Stanford’s Class of 2015. Engel, the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, spoke at Stanford’s 124th Commencement on Sunday, June 14, at Stanford Stadium. He said that urbanization, climate and communication technology are issues of the… Read more
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President John Hennessy to step down in 2016

June 12, 2015 12:08 am
President John L. Hennessy has announced that he plans to step down as Stanford University’s 10th president after more than 15 years leading the transformation of one of the world’s foremost research institutions. Hennessy informed both the Board of Trustees and the Faculty Senate of his decision to depart his post in summer 2016, after… Read more
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Stanford prepares for Commencement; fountains to return briefly

May 26, 2015 9:34 pm
Stanford is preparing to welcome some 30,000 friends and families to Commencement Weekend, June 12 to 14. Richard Engel, a Stanford alumnus and the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, will be the Commencement speaker. Stanford’s 124th Commencement Weekend will also feature a Baccalaureate address by Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and former adviser… Read more
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Five things to know about Stanford’s Commencement

April 16, 2015 4:05 pm
Richard Engel, a Stanford graduate who is the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News, will be the 2015 Commencement speaker. Stanford’s 124th Commencement Weekend, which is June 12-14, will also feature a Baccalaureate address by civil rights leader Vernon Jordan. Read more about both. Commencement annually attracts about 30,000 people. So families are encouraged to… Read more

Stanford seeks student input on campus climate, safety

April 16, 2015 3:39 pm
Stanford is encouraging all students to participate in a survey on campus climate that will be launching next week. The anonymous online survey asks students about their perceptions of campus culture and safety, including their experiences with sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking and relationship violence. The university will use the results to better understand the… Read more

Provost's Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices report released

April 15, 2015 11:58 pm
Provost John Etchemendy sent the following letter to the campus community issuing the report of the Provost’s Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices. The task force makes recommendations for enhancing education, support and investigation. April 8, 2015 Dear Members of the Stanford Community: I am writing to provide you with the report, being… Read more Provost's Task Force on Sexual Assault Policies and Practices report released
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Stanford expands its financial aid program

March 27, 2015 10:22 pm
Stanford is expanding financial aid by increasing the income thresholds at which parents are not expected to contribute toward educational costs. Under the new policy, effective fall 2015, Stanford will expect no parental contribution toward tuition from parents with annual incomes below $125,000 – previously $100,000 – and typical assets. And there will be zero… Read more Stanford expands its financial aid program