With the deadline for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces less than three weeks away, University-affiliated volunteers at the Pacific Free Clinic (PFC)—one of two Stanford-funded, volunteer-based local clinics—have recently focused on ensuring as many uninsured patients as possible have signed up.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Student Affairs will soon consolidate current on-campus resources for mental health and well-being in an "attractive, student-friendly, updated" website, according to University administrators.
Four of California’s top research universities, including Stanford, have joined forces in an effort to increase the presence of underrepresented minorities among faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
While numerous college and university campuses across the nation have become smoke-free, Stanford has only recently asked campus vendors to stop selling tobacco products on campus, a change that will be effective beginning March 1.
It’s just a typical Tuesday afternoon at the Sexual Health Peer Resource Center (SHPRC), as Milana Baker ’14 greets two visitors using up their quarterly $3 credit for condoms and rings up their purchases. Sitting cross-legged on a swivel chair in the SHPRC’s office on the second floor of Vaden Health Center, Baker, the center’s projects consultant, explains that it wasn't always this way – the office used to be much quieter. But she likes the change of pace.
Thirty-eight students have been named as this year’s recipients of the Chappell-Lougee Fellowship, which awards up to $6,000 to sophomores pursuing a summer research project in the humanities or social sciences.
Since 2004, the First-Generation Low Income Partnership (FLIP), a student-led organization on campus, has sought to tackle one of the most sensitive issues facing the minority of students coming from low-income backgrounds and entering Stanford as the first in their families to get a college education–socio-economic class.
The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) in Moscow is moving its study-abroad program from fall quarter to spring for the 2014-15 academic year, due to rising demands from students who wanted to stay in Russia longer than the 10-week term. Though the first year will be an experiment, BOSP expects the change to be permanent.…
In this year’s “Original Winter One Acts,” produced by The Ram’s Head Theatrical Society features a collection of four student-written and student-directed one-act plays. From the staged conversations over coffee to surreal dream sequences, this Stanford tradition campus serves up a jolt of a show.