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Celine Wang

Stanford platform offers central location for off-campus learning

November 3, 2017 11:32 am
Students interested in pursuing internships, research projects, public service gigs and study tours – across the United States and around the world – will find an ever-growing list of activities listed on the new platform, Stanford Off-Campus Learning Opportunities. Undergraduate and graduate students alike are invited to search the platform – known as SOLO for… Read more Stanford platform offers central location for off-campus learning
Jane Harrison

Stanford, the Parents' Program and you

October 11, 2017 12:58 pm
Each year, thousands of parents and guardians get involved at Stanford as donors and volunteers. Jane Harrison, director of the Stanford Parents’ Program, explains why Stanford hopes you will be among them. What is the Stanford Parents’ Program and how do parents and guardians get involved? The mission of the Stanford Parents’ Program is to… Read more Stanford, the Parents' Program and you

Stanford building bridges between first-year students and academic advisers

October 11, 2017 11:04 am
Louis Newman, director of Undergraduate Advising and Research, talks about how advisers help guide the intellectual journeys of Stanford’s first-year students and transfer students. What roles do academic advisers play in the lives of students? They help students navigate the choices they have at Stanford, serving as a liaison, if you will, between the students… Read more Stanford building bridges between first-year students and academic advisers

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

Check out the new blog from Stanford's president and provost

September 27, 2017 12:31 pm
Stanford parents and guardians are invited to check out a new blog, “Notes from the Quad,” created by Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell. Throughout the year, the blog will feature posts from them and from other university leaders about issues of interest to the campus community. Parents and guardians can subscribe to… Read more Check out the new blog from Stanford's president and provost
Tessier-Lavigne

Do your part to foster belonging, president urges new students

September 20, 2017 10:41 am
At the 127th Opening Convocation Ceremony held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Main Quadrangle, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne urged new students to commit themselves to the university’s values of diversity, inclusion and free expression, and to do their part to make Stanford a community that fosters belonging for all its members. “Throughout the university,… Read more Do your part to foster belonging, president urges new students

Stanford reaching out to disaster-affected students

September 11, 2017 3:31 pm
As it did in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma and the earthquake in southern Mexico, Stanford is in the process of reaching out to students who live in areas affected by the Sept. 19 earthquake in Mexico. “We are continuing to monitor these latest natural disasters with great concern for everyone who… Read more Stanford reaching out to disaster-affected students
Roundabout sign

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