The "heart and soul" of the Oct. 23-26 event are class reunion parties and class panels in which alumni share real-life experiences. The annual gathering also features Dinner on the Quad and the 2014 Roundtable at Stanford.
Two town halls have been scheduled – the first, a graduate student town hall, on Monday, Oct. 20 – and input is also welcomed via the task force website.
This year's Roundtable at Stanford focuses on climate change, its impacts, dangers and possible solutions. On Friday, Oct. 24, 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl will lead the conversation.
The program is designed for exceptional leaders with 20 to 30 years of experience who are interested in reinventing and redirecting their careers toward roles with a social impact.
Over the next six months, crews will salvage furniture inside the building for re-use by university departments, schools and Stanford Surplus Sales. High-reach excavators will begin tearing down Meyer in April 2015.
During its recent meeting, the university's Board of Trustees visited the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University, gave preliminary approval to two new campus buildings and gave final approval to three construction projects, including new residences for undergraduates and for first-year students at the Graduate School of Business.
Gifts from 82,300 donors provided $928.5 million for financial aid, research, faculty, buildings and more.
Nathan Oliveira's paintings were inspired by kestrels swooping above the Stanford foothills.
This year's annual safety report includes information and resources specifically related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
Slow down, look, yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, and yield to bicycles and cars already in the roundabout. Proceed with caution. Vehicles and bicycles should travel single file in a roundabout – not alongside each other.
While many U.S. colleges and universities use e-transcripts, universities and ministries in other countries rarely exchange electronic academic records. Stanford's registrar hopes a collaboration with China's Ministry of Education will set the standard for record exchanges with other countries.
The university's Merged Pool achieved a 17 percent investment return for the 12 months that ended June 30, 2014.
Reducing peak-hour vehicle trips remains a top priority for Stanford, and for the university's new transportation director.
President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy have issued the following letter to the campus community, providing an update on Stanford's efforts to prevent and respond to sexual violence and calling on all members of the Stanford community to play a role.
At New Student Orientation and throughout the upcoming year, Stanford and its students are expanding efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault. Meanwhile, a task force continues meeting to develop recommendations for improvements in campus policies and practices, and community input is welcomed.