Leading environmentalist and architect William McDonough, consulting professor of civil and environmental engineering, will donate his archive to Stanford University Libraries. The archive will contain paper as well as digital material and will be active, meaning that new materials will continually be added in.
The NCAA granted Stanford a waiver on the team travel rule, allowing Unterreiner to attend both commitments on time.
Students taking online courses from universities on Coursera and seven to nine other massive open online course (MOOC) platforms may soon qualify for academic credit from those universities, for a small fee.
Stanford University Libraries (SUL) has established the first academic, university-based Bahá’í collection in the U.S. after acquiring one of the most extensive collections on the Bahá’í faith in private hands. The renowned collection, composed of over 1000 letters, books and pictures among other material, was donated by Arden Lee. SUL has also established the Jack H. Lee and Arden T. Lee Fund for Bahá’í Studies to fund continual growth of the archive.
The Stanford Criminal Justice Center (SCJC) has been awarded a number of grants totaling $650,000 to fund research on California’s Public Safety Realignment Legislation, which transfers revenue and responsibilities from state to local governments. According to SCJC Director Robert Weisberg, the Center hopes to help the state “get Realignment right.”