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.
After three years studying Campus Drive’s traffic patterns, the University installed the first vehicle roundabout on Stanford’s campus at the intersection of Escondido Road and Campus Drive.
The new exhibit of documentary photographs taken by activist photographer Bob Fitch will have its opening reception on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Entitled “Movements for Change,” the exhibit is located in Green Library’s Bing Wing rotunda.
Stanford electrical engineering Ph.D. candidate Himanshi Asnani M.S. ’11 will be awarded the Marconi Society’s 2014 Paul Baran Young Scholar Award in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2. The award commends young individuals’ outstanding academic work and leadership in the fields of communications and information science.
Despite concerns about the popularity of the humanities at Stanford, University administrators say they are not worried about enrollment in the humanities or the post-graduation career opportunities for students in these departments.
The number of undeclared juniors at the start of the academic school year has steadily decreased over the last five years.
On Tuesday evening, the Stanford Pre-Education Society (SPREES) held its debut event, a panel discussion featuring President John Hennessy and prominent education experts. They focused on available careers in education and attracting Stanford students toward a career in education.
Stanford experts affirm that, despite its portrayal in the U.S. media as a Latino—or even Mexican—issue, undocumented immigration in the U.S. affects a diverse set of nationalities and that in fact, Mexican migration to the States is on the decline.
of Literatures, Cultures and Languages (DLCL) is offering a new minor program in translation studies this year.
A documentary featuring the work of Assistant Professor of Neurology Michelle Monje M.D. '04 Ph.D. '04 has been nominated for a San Francisco/Northern California Emmy Award.
After becoming the only special fees group to be denied their funding request in this year’s ASSU elections, the Legal Counseling Office (LCO) -- a service offered by the ASSU to both undergraduate and graduate students -- faces uncertainty about its future.
The class, which is in its 10th year, has allowed 325 students to work with global partners in 14 countries to create products that improve the lives of impoverished people. This year, the 40 graduate students in the course are collaborating with five global partners to manage the design of 10 new products.
PoliSci 236: Theories of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector has always taught its students about the nature and challenges of donating money. Only recently, however, have these students been able to learn through real philanthropic experience.
Only a week after the Stanford Law School launched the nation’s first Religious Liberty Clinic, students are already engaged in six legal battles offering real world practice on the subject of religious freedom.
Palo Alto’s Utilities Advisory Commission and Finance Committee announced their unanimous approval of a 25-year contract with Brannon Solar LLC on Nov. 5.
The idea of service-learning trips during Stanford’s weeklong Thanksgiving break was originally proposed a couple years ago
Stanford hopes to use next year’s opening of the Bing Concert Hall as an opportunity to better integrate the arts into campus life and to engage with local communities, the University announced Monday at an event that also included the introduction of Stanford’s rebranding of its four-decade-old performing arts program.