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Spring quarter update

March 11, 2020 11:04 pm
To our Stanford community, As you know, the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly. We communicated with you last Friday about our plans for the rest of winter quarter, but the beginning of spring quarter also is quickly approaching on March 30. We know that many of you need to make plans for academic coursework… Read more Spring quarter update

COVID-19 information for parents and guardians

March 10, 2020 5:27 pm
We know you would like to do all you can to support your student, and we welcome your partnership. Stanford has activated an emergency operations organization focused on coordinating the university’s response. We are committed to on-going updates to the campus community. Recent messages (March 6, 2020) Winter quarter to finish with classes moving online.… Read more COVID-19 information for parents and guardians
Susie Brubaker-Cole

A message about COVID-19 for parents and guardians

March 7, 2020 11:38 pm
Dear parents and families, I am writing today, March 4, to provide an update on Stanford’s response to COVID-19. I know many if not all of you are deeply worried at this point. We all want to learn as much as we can about how this public health emergency might impact us and our loved… Read more A message about COVID-19 for parents and guardians
Diane Murk

Beyond the Rhodes

February 18, 2020 10:38 pm
Applying to receive a Rhodes Scholarship – or any number of prestigious fellowships for international postgraduate study – can be both time consuming and complex. That’s where the Overseas Resource Center (ORC) at the Bechtel International Center can help. The ORC works with undergraduates, graduate students and recent alumni interested in pursuing any of the… Read more Beyond the Rhodes
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More than 4,000 expected to visit during Stanford’s Family Weekend

February 5, 2020 12:56 am
Stanford is preparing to welcome about 4,000 visitors on Feb. 28 and 29 for the annual Family Weekend, which gives parents and guardians a glimpse into Stanford academic and campus life. By Kate Chesley More than 4,000 family members are expected on campus for Stanford’s Feb. 28-29 Family Weekend, the annual event featuring faculty lectures,… Read more More than 4,000 expected to visit during Stanford’s Family Weekend

When students get sick at Stanford

January 14, 2020 12:45 am
Dr. 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… Read more When students get sick at Stanford

Financial aid for middle-income families expands

January 7, 2020 8:53 pm
Stanford’s Board of Trustees recently set 2020-21 tuition levels, and in doing so announced an expansion of undergraduate financial aid for middle-income families. Building on last year’s action to expand middle-class aid by excluding home equity from the financial aid calculation, Stanford in 2020-21 will offer tuition-free access to families with annual incomes below $150,000,… Read more Financial aid for middle-income families expands
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Two Stanford students are named 2020 Rhodes Scholars

December 2, 2019 10:47 pm
History major Anat Peled, ’20, and classics and mathematics major Cyrus Reza, ’20, have been named 2020 Rhodes Scholars. Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. Students apply for the award and are selected based on outstanding scholarly achievements, character, commitment to… Read more Two Stanford students are named 2020 Rhodes Scholars
Chef's Table

Stanford students dine at the Chef's Table

November 25, 2019 10:32 pm
The 12 students had barely taken their seats and separated their wooden chopsticks when the first course arrived family-style – blistered shishito peppers, chili-glazed brussels sprouts and pillowy rectangles of tamagoyaki, which is a Japanese-style omelet. “Good evening and welcome,” said Daniel Donguines, executive chef of Florence Moore (FloMo) dining hall, smiling and standing at… Read more Stanford students dine at the Chef's Table
Jana Marie Mauricio-Lee

A bike accident made a West Lag peer health educator a proponent of helmets at Stanford

November 25, 2019 10:27 pm
Jana Marie Mauricio-Lee remembers the moment when wearing a bike helmet on campus began to seem like a really good idea. It was fall quarter during her sophomore year, and Mauricio-Lee, a science, technology and society major and human biology minor from San Diego, was reading an email on her phone while pedaling through Meyer… Read more A bike accident made a West Lag peer health educator a proponent of helmets at Stanford