Newsletter

Health guide published for continuing students

July 20, 2015 2:29 pm
The Vaden Health Center has published Student Health Matters for 2015-16, which is designed to help students care for their health while at Stanford. Among the issues covered: How the campus health service fee works What is and what is not covered by the health fee How to choose the right health insurance An overview… Read more Health guide published for continuing students
New Student Orientation

15 FAQs for parents of new Stanford students

July 14, 2015 3:10 pm
Approaching Stanford receives many questions from parents and families planning for their students’ arrival at Stanford in the fall. Below are 15 frequently asked questions and the resulting answers. Don’t see your question here? Email the Parent Helpline at mykidis@stanford.edu or check out the parent FAQ webpage. I plan to buy my son a bike… Read more 15 FAQs for parents of new Stanford students
McMurtry Building

Art and art history faculty, staff making plans for the McMurtry Building

July 13, 2015 12:03 pm
Stanford’s art and art history faculty and staff are spending the summer moving to the arts district. The McMurtry Building, the new home for the Department of Art & Art History, will welcome students the first day of the fall term and be formally dedicated Oct. 6. The Art & Architecture Library opens in early… Read more Art and art history faculty, staff making plans for the McMurtry Building
Golf team

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
Susan Fleischmann

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
Thanks mom and dad

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 Journalist Richard Engel tells Stanford grads to experience the world
President John Hennessy

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 President John Hennessy to step down in 2016
Stanford's Commencement is held in Stanford Stadium, where there are plenty of seats for all who wish to attend.

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 Stanford prepares for Commencement; fountains to return briefly
Convocation students

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 Five things to know about Stanford’s Commencement