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Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper talks about students and the flu

October 9, 2018 10:05 pm
Stanford makes it easy for students and other members of the university community to get vaccinated for the flu. Dr. Robyn Tepper explains why. Why should students get the flu shot? Perhaps the better question is why would anyone pass up the chance to prevent an illness with a fever of 102 to 103 degrees… Read more Vaden Medical Director Robyn Tepper talks about students and the flu
Roble Hall

Roble Hall celebrates 100 years as a student residence

October 4, 2018 9:36 pm
Roble Hall, the oldest continuously used residence hall on the Stanford campus, turns 100 this fall. Much has changed at Stanford since Roble opened as a women’s residence on Sept. 28, 1918. But even as the campus has grown up around it, the ivy-covered Beaux-Arts icon has remained relatively unchanged. It still houses students –… Read more Roble Hall celebrates 100 years as a student residence

Stanford releases 2018 Safety, Security and Fire Report

September 28, 2018 6:41 pm
Stanford has released its 2018 Safety, Security & Fire Report, an annual university publication devoted to promoting personal safety and crime prevention on campus, and to providing statistics on campus crimes in nearly two dozen categories. The Stanford University Department of Public Safety (Stanford DPS) publishes the report every year in compliance with the Jeanne… Read more Stanford releases 2018 Safety, Security and Fire Report
Soto Hall

Residence staff welcome first-year students to the punny Farm

September 21, 2018 11:19 pm
The Stanford autumn quarter tradition of adopting witty and memorable themes for residence halls was on full display Thursday when first-year students moved into their new homes. Each year, resident assistants and other staff – upperclass students whose job is to help build community in the university’s dorms and houses – strive to select a… Read more Residence staff welcome first-year students to the punny Farm
Convocation

Stanford president urges new students to explore, connect and contribute

September 21, 2018 11:15 pm
At the 128th Opening Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne encouraged new undergraduate students to “look beyond what you already know and seek a breadth of experiences” at the university. “No matter what field you plan to go into, employers want to hire graduates who are trained to think and to see the… Read more Stanford president urges new students to explore, connect and contribute
Parking lot

Most Stanford Parking Permits Are Now Virtual

September 14, 2018 6:41 pm
With the start of the new academic year, most Stanford parking permits are now virtual, saving students the hassle of waiting in line for a physical permit at Parking & Transportation Services. Stanford recently launched a new virtual parking permit system, meaning that, instead of purchasing a physical sticker or hang tag, your student’s license… Read more Most Stanford Parking Permits Are Now Virtual

Stanford will no longer announce undergraduate application numbers

August 30, 2018 8:12 pm
Beginning in fall 2018, Stanford will no longer publicize data regarding the numbers of undergraduate applications it receives during the early or regular admission cycle. This move is intended as a small step in reducing the outsized emphasis placed on the admission rates at U.S. colleges and universities. During the admission process itself, and when… Read more Stanford will no longer announce undergraduate application numbers
Three Books

New students engage in 'Three Books Chats'

August 27, 2018 5:58 pm
During a recent online discussion about Signs Preceding the End of the World, incoming Stanford students posed questions, discussed themes and shared favorite passages from the novel, which they read over the summer under the Three Books program. Signs, written by contemporary Mexican author Yuri Herrera, tells the apocalyptic story of a young woman, Makina,… Read more New students engage in 'Three Books Chats'
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

President outlines new vision for Stanford's future

May 18, 2018 1:59 pm
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne recently outlined a new vision for the future of Stanford before the Academic Council, including initiatives to support the campus community and to advance teaching and research over the next decade and beyond to better serve the region, the nation and the world. The initiatives – and the vision upon which they… Read more President outlines new vision for Stanford's future
Commencement

10 things to know about Stanford Commencement

May 10, 2018 4:00 pm
Stanford is preparing for Commencement Weekend 2018, which will be held June 15 to 17. The event will attract some 30,000 people to campus, so families are encouraged to plan their visit early. Here are 10 things families might find useful to know about Stanford’s graduation. There is a new clear-bag policy for Stanford Stadium.… Read more 10 things to know about Stanford Commencement