After a brief illness, Joseph Paul Lomio, director of Stanford’s Robert Crown Law Library since 2005, passed away at his home in Palo Alto on March 6.
Since opening on Jan. 5, R&DE’s Forbes Family Café in the Huang Engineering Center has met a generally positive yet mild reception from the Stanford community. The eatery is located in the space previously occupied by the popular Ike’s Place whose contract expired at the end of last year, prompting student protest to the loss of the outside vendor.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has promised to donate $50 million dollars to advance vaccine research at Stanford. The grant will be distributed over 10 years and will establish the Human Systems Immunology Center, building on existing technology at the University’s Human Immune Monitoring Core.
The Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) has cancelled the Class Day lecture component of graduation weekend for the Class of 2015 commencement, according to Leslie Winick, SAA Director of Alumni and Student Class Outreach.
In fall 2016, a combined science library will open in the Old Chemistry building. The library will compile the resources of the Mathematics and Statistics, Biology and Chemistry libraries into one facility.
Vaden now offers free testing for students who think they may have ingested drugs without their knowledge or consent. This service comes in light of several sexual assault incidents and conversations on campus that are linked to drug consumption.
Brian D. Shaw comes to Stanford as the new director of Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) after running parking and transportation programs at Emory, the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania for a combined 13 years.
Stanford Flu Crew and the Vaden Health Center will provide more free flu vaccines on Thursday, Oct. 16, in Stern Dining and on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in Wilbur Dining. Shots will be available from 5 to 7 p.m.