After a quarter-long collaboration between Stanford graduate students and city staff, East Palo Alto has become a founding member of Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE). This new non-profit seeks to provide San Mateo County residents with renewable energy at low cost.
As the opening of the 2016 primary season propels presidential politics into high gear, Stanford student groups supporting Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are leaving campus to campaign. Two groups, Stanford Students for Bernie and Stanford Students for Hillary Clinton, will both travel to Nevada in advance of the state’s Feb. 20 Democratic…
Approximately 100 students, staff and other members of the Stanford community gathered in White Plaza on Friday, Nov. 20, to commemorate the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. The event, organized by Stanford Students for Queer Liberation (SSQL), memorialized transgender people who have been murdered or who have committed suicide since Nov. 20, 2014, and was one of over 140 such gatherings nationwide.
Mariann Byerwalter ’82, a longtime member and former chair of the Stanford Health Care Board of Directors, has been selected as interim president and CEO of Stanford Health Care (SHC). Byerwalter will transition into her new role, officially beginning on Jan. 2, 2016, during the last two months of current president and CEO Amir Dan Rubin’s tenure.
The Office of Accessible Education (OAE) has launched its search for a full-time Learning Strategist, a new staff position designed to address the particular needs of students with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This new position is meant to streamline OAE’s services, but has been met with skepticism from some students and staff.