On March 20, President Obama’s Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking met in Washington, D.C. to put forth recommendations for the implementation of its “National Strategy to Combat Wildlife Trafficking,” in a session that drew on the work of a group of Stanford Law School students.
Preparations for the construction of the new Manzanita Park Residence Hall are now underway.
A new Stanford Libraries archive will feature images from critical moments in recent American history, including the civil rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s.
On Friday, March 21, First Lady Michelle Obama teleconferenced with Stanford students, local high school students and students studying in China to discuss international education and study abroad. Obama, who is currently traveling with her daughters and mother, is touring three cities in China over the course of one week. The conference took place during her visit to Peking University.
The University will commence the construction of the William and Cloy Codiga Resource Recovery Center – a new facility that will test water-recovery technologies – on Bonair Siding Road this spring, after breaking ground on the project Tuesday.
On May 17, the Frost Arts and Music Festival 2014 will bring artists like Dispatch, Yeasayer and Ethan Tucker together with student-produced art in a music festival.
Provost John Etchemendy has been appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI).
Stanford’s Ronald McDonald House will expand its facilities in March in order to serve more patients and their families. The expansion will add 52,000 square feet—including 69 more guest rooms, new dining areas, a library and a healing garden—to accommodate longer guest stays and increased demand for services. Since the House’s last expansion in 2003,…