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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
Harry Elam

Elam stepping down as vice provost for undergraduate education

October 25, 2019 12:23 am
After a decade serving as Stanford’s vice provost for undergraduate education, Harry Elam will step down from the role at the end of the academic year. He will retain his positions as senior vice provost for education and vice president for the arts. Elam said that serving as vice provost for undergraduate education has been… Read more Elam stepping down as vice provost for undergraduate education
Mona Hicks

Mona Hicks is named Stanford dean of students

October 25, 2019 12:15 am
Mona Hicks, dean of students at Saint Louis University, has been appointed Stanford’s senior associate vice provost and dean of students by Susie Brubaker-Cole, vice provost for student affairs. Hicks will begin at Stanford at the start of winter quarter 2020. Before joining Saint Louis University a decade ago, Hicks served at Rice University, Vanderbilt… Read more Mona Hicks is named Stanford dean of students
Red Folders

Red Folder program helps faculty, staff respond to students in distress

October 24, 2019 5:58 pm
Stanford is continuing to strengthen its framework of support for student mental health and well-being by piloting a new resource through Vaden Health Center. Called the Stanford Red Folder, it serves as a guide to help faculty and staff respond to and assist students in distress. According to John Austin, special assistant for mental health… Read more Red Folder program helps faculty, staff respond to students in distress

Letter from Provost on the AAU's Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

October 16, 2019 11:03 pm
Dear Stanford community, I am writing to you today about a critical issue that demands the highest attention from every member of the Stanford campus community. Today (Oct. 15), the Association of American Universities (AAU) released the results of its 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct. Stanford was one of 33 universities… Read more Letter from Provost on the AAU's Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Helping families talk about alcohol with their Stanford students

October 1, 2019 8:38 pm
A new online publication created by the Office of Alcohol Policy and Education is designed to help parents and guardians talk to their student about alcohol use. Research shows such conversations can help, says Ralph Castro, associate dean of students and director of the office. By Kate Chesley Why have you created this online guide… Read more Helping families talk about alcohol with their Stanford students