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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

Stanford statement on federal administration's plans for DACA

September 5, 2017 3:02 pm
Stanford University vigorously and adamantly opposes the shameful decision announced today to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This announcement before Congress can enact a permanent legislative solution will bring further profound disruption and uncertainty to those who have met DACA’s strict requirements and are fully a part of American communities. As… Read more Stanford statement on federal administration's plans for DACA

Stanford reaching out to students affected by Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017 12:14 pm
The university has begun reaching out to students and other members of the campus community who might be affected by Hurricane Harvey. “The effects of this storm in Texas are heartbreaking,” said Provost Persis Drell. “We are working to reach out to Stanford students in the affected region to provide any assistance we can. We… Read more Stanford reaching out to students affected by Hurricane Harvey
Robyn Tepper

What happens when a Stanford student gets sick?

August 28, 2017 11:43 am
Robyn Tepper, a clinical assistant professor who has been medical director at Stanford’s Vaden Health Center since 1997, talks about how the university becomes aware of students who might be ill and offers advice to parents and guardians about how best to help their students stay healthy at Stanford. What happens when a Stanford student… Read more What happens when a Stanford student gets sick?
Anatole Schneider

Beyond the classroom

August 25, 2017 1:16 pm
Each year about 1,000 Stanford undergraduates work closely with faculty mentors on research ranging from engineering and medicine to the humanities, fine arts and social sciences, in some cases traveling world-wide. These projects introduce students to the rigors of academic research, build analytic skills and also help students find their own future path, whether it’s… Read more Beyond the classroom
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Susie Brubaker-Cole named vice provost for student affairs

August 14, 2017 4:14 pm
Susie Brubaker-Cole, a former Stanford academic administrator who was most recently the vice provost for student affairs at Oregon State University, was named vice provost for student affairs at Stanford by Provost Persis Drell. As vice provost, Brubaker-Cole oversees more than 25 offices and centers that offer resources, advising and support to 16,000 undergraduate and… Read more Susie Brubaker-Cole named vice provost for student affairs
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Making the perfect first-year roommate match

August 10, 2017 1:02 pm
For Stanford’s first-year students, meeting their new roommates is one of the highlights and most anticipated moments of New Student Orientation. Unlike many peer colleges and universities, Stanford doesn’t share with first-year students who their new roommates will be in advance of their first day on campus at New Student Orientation (NSO), which is Sept.… Read more Making the perfect first-year roommate match
Student Health Matters

Student Health Matters describes Vaden services

July 27, 2017 12:09 pm
The 2017-18 edition of Student Health Matters for Returning Students, Vaden Health Center’s guide to student health at Stanford is available online. Parents are encouraged to read it, as well as students. The guide covers such issues as what care is provided at Vaden under the health fee, how to choose the right health insurance… Read more Student Health Matters describes Vaden services
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Three Books program focuses on sustainability and equity

July 25, 2017 3:36 pm
Following 13 years of tradition, Stanford’s incoming, first-year students received a special package for the summer: three books, carefully curated by a Stanford faculty member. Their assignment: read all three prior to New Student Orientation, which begins Sept. 19 and will include a panel discussion with the authors. This year’s selections for the Three Books… Read more Three Books program focuses on sustainability and equity
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

Stanford graduates encouraged to expand their awareness

June 19, 2017 2:53 pm
In a personal and impassioned speech, California Supreme Court Associate Justice Mariano-Florentino “Tino” Cuéllar asked the Stanford University Class of 2017 to reflect on their privileges, on the importance of fair and factual debate, and on opportunities for future growth and contribution. Speaking at the university’s 126th Commencement on Sunday at Stanford Stadium, which was… Read more Stanford graduates encouraged to expand their awareness