Announced by the United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) on July 15, Stanford is the first campus in the U.S. to be REAL Certified for its dining program.
Wilfred “Will” Healey Stone, professor emeritus of English, died at Stanford on June 11, 2015, due to congestive heart failure. He was 97 years old.
A study about how different methods of agricultural expansion affect the biodiversity and carbon of forests was published online on June 16, 2015. Four Stanford scientists from the Natural Capital Project contributed to the study.
Due to construction, the Stanford Dish and all its service roads are closed until approximately Sunday, August 16, according to an update by the Stanford Report.
Alexander Nemerov, who will begin his new position this fall as the chair of Stanford’s Department of Art and Art History, hopes to develop the department into a major center for the study and practice of art, teach Stanford students that art matters in their lives and change people’s lives with his books and lectures.
A new study using DNA technology found an 8,500-year-old skeleton from Kennewick, Washington to be closely related to Native Americans, refuting a previous study that concluded it was Japanese or Polynesian.