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