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With sirens in place, AlertSU looks to integrate social media

August 2, 2010 9:12 pm
A year ago this month, seven sirens capable of projecting sound and voice messages up to a half-mile were installed throughout campus. Those sirens are now a staple of the AlertSU mass-communication system, which includes mass email notifications, mass phone calls, text messages, emergency hotlines (650-725-5555) and an emergency website. It potentially could include social… Read more With sirens in place, AlertSU looks to integrate social media

Success of AlcoholEdu results in four more years of funding

July 4, 2010 9:28 pm
Survey results show 45 percent of students think about knowledge gained from AlcoholEdu before a night of drinking. But binge drinking, especially involving hard liquor, remains a concern. AlcoholEdu, an online program introduced in 2006 to educate freshmen about alcohol consumption, has received continued funding, thanks to survey findings that suggest it works at Stanford.… Read more Success of AlcoholEdu results in four more years of funding

Overseas studies safety explained

March 23, 2010 10:25 pm
A massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile in February. The quake was centered south of where Stanford has a Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) center in Santiago. Twenty-one students were studying there at the time. One was injured, and all were quickly accounted for. Besides Santiago, the BOSP offers students study opportunities in Australia, Barcelona,… Read more Overseas studies safety explained