Fire burns dried vegetation in Lake Lagunita
Stanford water conservation measures expanded
University policies now in place limit irrigation using potable – meaning drinkable – water to two days per week. Irrigators using non-potable water have been asked to make 25 percent reductions and already are achieving measurable results.
Opening this fall on Stanford campus: McMurtry Building, roundabouts and humanities dorm
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Community Standards office director reflects on her first year at Stanford
The Honor Code articulates Stanford's expectations of students and faculty in establishing and maintaining the highest standards in academic work.
Stanford plans new bus parking site for Lasuen Street at Campus Drive
Tourist buses, which have been accommodated on Roth Way since 2011, will be moved farther away from the Oval and Main Quad to a new area on Lasuen Street at Campus Drive. Parking & Transportation Services welcomes suggestions about managing buses and tourists.
Stanford trustees approve budget plan, discuss wide range of topics
Trustees approved the university's 2015-16 budget plan, including a $5 million increase in undergraduate financial aid. The board heard design updates on several capital projects, including the Anne T. and Robert E. Bass Biology Research Building.
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 March 31, April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, and May 5, 2015, and were approved by the President.
Journalist Richard Engel tells Stanford grads to experience the world
Richard Engel told the graduates that taking chances can make a difference in the future of humanity.
New research initiative at Stanford to comprehensively study development and use of natural gas
Stanford University's Natural Gas Initiative will research many questions related to the responsible development of natural gas as a fuel supply in the United States and around the world.
Stanford Board of Trustees acts on investment responsibility matters
Stanford University President John L. Hennessy to step down in 2016
President John L. Hennessy announced today that he plans to step down after more than 15 years leading one of the world's foremost research institutions.
Stanford's 2015 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honor librarian, faculty and PhD students
University Librarian Michael Keller, three members of the faculty and two doctoral candidates will receive awards on June 14 at the 124th Commencement Ceremony for their outstanding contributions to Stanford.
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