Part of an ongoing effort by the University to reform alcohol policy, the Alcohol Solutions Group (ASG) was recently convened and tasked with creating a set of recommendations and a concrete plan to reduce unhealthy drinking habits on Stanford’s campus.
Stanford paused its research partnership with the Chinese telecom conglomerate Huawei in mid-December in light of the U.S. government’s warning against potential cybersecurity risks associated with the company.
Stanford suspended a student for two quarters after finding that he sexually assaulted Sinead Talley ‘16 in 2014, The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week.
CARTA lowers students’ Grade Point Average (GPA), according to a paper published by a group of Stanford professors. Researchers divided students into two random groups. One group was encouraged to use CARTA by an email from Stanford’s registrar and a prompt in the University’s course enrollment system. The control group received no encouragement.
Stanford’s Vice President of University Communications Lisa Lapin M.L.A. ’15 will depart Stanford this summer for a new post at the J. Paul Getty Trust.
“Stanford Analytica” trended on social media Tuesday afternoon as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress on the Cambridge Analytica privacy breach and fielded questions about data mining startup Palantir. But what does Stanford or Palantir have to do with Facebook’s data disaster?
Tad and Dianne Taube donated $20 million to support the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital’s new main building, which opened in December 2017. With this most recent gift, the Taubes have in total donated $35 million to Packard Children’s and are now one of the hospital’s top five donors.
In a “Notes from the Quad” post, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne briefed students on the changing expectations and policies for the upcoming Admit Weekend.