University Affairs

Stanford continues to monitor Ebola outbreak; risk to campus is seen as negligible


Non-recyclable coffee cup

A gentle reminder – and guidelines – from Stanford Recycling

As part of a collaborative effort by several campus departments, Stanford offers many ways for the campus community to minimize the amount of material sent to the landfill through its programs for reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials.


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Congressional staffers learn about cybersecurity at Stanford boot camp

Two dozen senior congressional staffers are attending Stanford's inaugural cybersecurity boot camp this week. From role-playing exercises to expert discussions, the workshop is designed to improve national efforts in computer security.


Stanford travelers advised to avoid West Africa

Stanford’s health, safety and international affairs offices have been closely monitoring the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa and have issued strong recommendations that travelers to the region return home or refrain from embarking on Stanford-related trips to the area.


New water reduction requirements as drought persists

Stanford is making progress in reducing water consumption, and more restrictions have been initiated as the campus continues to address the effects of the California drought.


Stanford and Palo Alto police departments team up, arrest battery suspect


Stanford ID cards get new look


Task force, other efforts addressing sexual assault move ahead at Stanford


Deputy Adam Cullen with K-9 Red in front of presidential helicopter / SUDPS

Stanford campus has a canine protector

A deputy and his dog play unsung roles in making the university a safe stop for high-profile guests.


Jane Shaw

Dean of Grace Cathedral to become Stanford dean for religious life

The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw, dean of Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, has been named dean for religious life at Stanford. She will also join the faculty in Stanford's Department of Religious Studies.


Stanford and SEIU contract negotiations are under way


Campus construction

Safety is Stanford's top concern as construction ramps up

As new construction projects bloom all over campus, Stanford's primary concern is the safety of people who are walking, bicycling, skateboarding or driving on the Farm.


Students dancing in Roble Gym

Stanford trustees approve concept and site for Bass Biology Research Building

In addition to approving a new biology research building, Stanford's trustees took action on seven other construction projects, including the renovation of Roble Gym.


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Stanford introduces new financial tools to help parents pay for college

Stanford, one of the few remaining institutions that admit undergraduates without regard for their ability to pay, is introducing a new installment program for parents and working with a company that offers innovative peer-to-peer loan programs.


ROTC students at a community gathering / Joy Leighton

Stanford to broaden support for military community on campus

The Office for Military-Affiliated Communities will provide support to veterans applying for benefits; coordinate all academic, social and cultural programs designed for military-affiliated communities; and help faculty identify research funding that offers academic opportunities for veterans.