University Affairs

Bernard Muir

Stanford Athletics is showing its 'greener' side

Stanford Athletics is working to reduce its environmental footprint and raise awareness about its commitment to sustainability.

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Stanford honors leaders past, present and future with 'Founders' symposium

In the second in a series of symposia marking Stanford's 125th year, President John Hennessy will open a campus conversation with alumni who have put their ideas into action in the world.

Alison Colwell / L.A. Cicero

Seeking dialogue on investment responsibility

Alison Colwell, who recently joined Stanford to lead the new Investment Responsibility Stakeholder Relations program, brings global experience and a passion for bringing people together.

Health advisory information for the campus community

Marc Tessier-Lavigne talking with trustees / Kurt Hickman

Stanford's incoming president comes to campus

After unanimous approval by the Stanford Board of Trustees, Marc Tessier-Lavigne was introduced as Stanford's next president. Tessier-Lavigne's day on campus included meeting members of the Stanford community at several events such as a meeting of the Faculty Senate.  

Marc Tessier-Lavigne / L.A. Cicero

Neuroscience pioneer Marc Tessier-Lavigne named Stanford's next president

Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University and former Stanford faculty member, will assume the role Sept. 1.

Stanford University advisory on Zika virus

Ken Burns / Cable Risdon

Filmmaker Ken Burns will be Stanford's 2016 Commencement speaker

The documentary filmmaker, who has received dozens of major awards for his work, will speak at the university's main ceremony in Stanford Stadium on Sunday, June 12.

Anderson Collection

Stanford releases fundraising results

In 2014–15, gifts to Stanford included a significant collection of art and support for the university's two hospitals.

With change ahead, campus service station to wind down operations

Harry J. Elam Jr. / L.A. Cicero

Stanford's Faculty Senate discusses shifting educational environment

Harry J. Elam Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education, titled his annual address to the senate "Our Shifting Educational Environment: Why Stanford's Leadership in Higher Education is Critical Now."

Mariann Byerwalter

Q&A with Mariann Byerwalter, interim president and CEO of Stanford Health Care

Recently named interim president and CEO of Stanford Health Care, Mariann Byerwalter talks about why this is a particularly exciting time for SHC as it builds a new hospital and pursues innovative breakthroughs that improve people's lives.

Bryan Stevenson / L.A. Cicero

Bryan Stevenson highlights racism, inequity in criminal justice system in Stanford talk

Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative, said Americans need to better understand the deep racial problems in the criminal justice system and their societal consequences.

Escondido Village housing project moves ahead with revisions

Stanford Engineering building with palm trees / Drew Kelly

What does the great engineering school of the future look like?

Stanford School of Engineering charts a vision for the future across three critical areas: research, education and culture.