On Dec. 1, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced in a press release that Arkansas would be the first state in the nation to implement a Stanford-backed concussion education program in every high school.
In the wake of the most destructive wildfire in California’s history, Stanford students, faculty and organizations are mobilizing to contribute to national relief efforts.
Stanford cancelled Friday classes in an Emergency Information announcement made at 9:46 p.m. Thursday night. The decision followed a 7-hour span in which both the smoke and student outcry grew increasingly prominent on campus.
On Oct. 18, the concussion-awareness initiative known as CrashCourse, developed by Stanford researchers and student-athletes, announced that it has partnered with Pop Warner, the country’s largest youth football organization for children five to 16 years old. CrashCourse aims to promote dialogue about head injuries and to encourage early reporting of concussion symptoms among youth football players nationwide.
On Tuesday, members of Stanford’s disability community and their allies gathered in Tresidder Memorial Union to demand disability equity during Student Affairs office hours being held there.
Stanford Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) launched a new virtual parking system at the beginning of this academic year, shifting the purchase of permits to an online platform. Formerly, the parking permit system required physical permits.
Students and faculty experienced a University-wide network outage affecting various school web services, including the official Stanford website, beginning at 5:50 a.m. on Thursday.
At the time of publication, the issue had yet to be resolved.
Allison Berke is the executive director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative, where she manages the program’s research, education and outreach work.