Stanford's 2015-16 budget plan reflects strong fiscal position
Stanford is in excellent financial condition, even though federal funding for academic research remains limited, and the university continues to benefit from strong investment returns, Vice Provost Tim Warner said in a report to the Faculty Senate.
No safety threat at Stanford from July 2014 laboratory shipment
Search committee appointed for new Stanford VP for Human Resources
Stanford's fountains return briefly for Commencement
The university's fountains have been shut down for more than a year in response to the state's prolonged drought. In honor of graduates and their families, they will return briefly for Commencement.
Stanford invites Menlo Park residents to discuss Middle Plaza project
Stanford is inviting Menlo Park residents to two open houses to discuss a public plaza that will be the centerpiece of redevelopment efforts at 500 El Camino Real.
Stanford statement on SAE fraternity
Stanford Perimeter Trail construction scheduled
Work begins later this month on the El Camino Real section of the new Stanford Perimeter Trail – a 3.4-mile link between recreational areas in the foothills and the bay.
Band inquiry to lead to reforms
Statement regarding the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band
Stanford identifies its preferred approach for the future of Searsville Dam and Reservoir
After extensive study of Searsville Dam and Reservoir, a Stanford committee recommends that the university develop and evaluate, in collaboration with resource agencies, two alternative ways to achieve fish passage, while avoiding an increase in downstream or upstream flooding and also preserving and providing riparian and wetlands habitats.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to speak at Stanford
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan will visit Stanford this Thursday to speak on the subject of innovation. The event is open on a first-come, first-served basis to members of the Stanford community with a Stanford ID.
President Hennessy condemns act of hate at student residences
Stanford President John Hennessy has condemned the early Sunday morning vandalism of swastikas spray-painted around student residences as an act of hate "that has no place at Stanford."
Stanford expert offers advice for international travelers
Jeffery Hawthorne, international manager in the Office of Risk Management, advises travelers to research the countries they are planning to visit to make sure they have the appropriate documents and immunizations. The Office of International Affairs maintains a travel registry that allows the university to quickly determine if there are Stanford faculty, staff or students in a country during a significant natural disaster or political incident.
Report of the President: Academic Council Professoriate appointments
The Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on January 27, February 10, February 24, and March 10, 2015, and were approved by President John Hennessy.
Senate hears about digital initiatives of Stanford Libraries
At Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, University Librarian Michael Keller gave an update on new programs and projects. In addition, Provost John Etchemendy made a statement encouraging respectful campus discourse, particularly among students.
New Stanford energy system cuts greenhouse gas emissions 68 percent and fossil fuel 65 percent
The comprehensive system incorporates solar power for electricity, combined with heat recovery, to cut greenhouse gas emissions 68 percent and fossil fuel 65 percent.