Physics Professor Sarah Church, chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Policies, will present a report on coterminal master's degrees. Physics Professor Peter Michelson, chair of the Committee on Research, will present a report on principal investigators at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Trustees hear about the School of Humanities and Sciences, approve tuition and approve four construction projects
The projects include a new photon science laboratory building at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and a new conference center and office building for the Hoover Institution.
Stanford trustees approve undergraduate tuition, reaffirm financial aid commitment for 2015-16 school year
Under Stanford's financial aid program, parents with incomes below $100,000 pay no tuition, and those with incomes below $60,000 pay no tuition or room and board charges.
The new name – the Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences – reflects the school's focus on understanding the workings of the planet and helping address resource and environmental challenges facing the world.
When Meyer is gone, Stanford will create a landscaped open space on the site, with walkways, benches and gentle slopes surrounded by trees.
Researchers will seek to understand how the immune system can be harnessed to develop vaccines for the world's most deadly infectious diseases.
William Maloney, professor of orthopaedic surgery, told the Faculty Senate on Thursday that while concussions are a problem in football, they also are a big concern in other sports, including soccer, water polo and club sports, involving both male and female players. University Architect David Lenox gave a report on new buildings on campus and those under construction.
Stanford has recently entered into an agreement to lease a 167-unit apartment complex currently under construction near the border of Los Altos, Palo Alto and Mountain View, to help make additional rental housing available for faculty and staff.
Although you won't find his name anywhere on campus, Chuck Feeney is behind some of Stanford's most innovative facilities, from Campus Drive to the heart of the Medical Center.
Stanford has sent acceptance letters to 743 high school students who sought admission to the Class of 2019 under the university's early admission program.
The administrative campus will blend a sense of warmth with a contemporary aesthetic, and reflect the qualitative aspects of the main campus, such as intimate courtyards, gateways and public spaces.
By combining resources of the Center for Teaching and Learning, parts of Academic Computing Services, the CourseWork engineering team and the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning, the new organization will provide better coordination between groups that support teaching, learning and reaching learners online.