According to the website for the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS), a campus-wide AlertSU drill is planned between noon and 1 p.m. on Oct. 9. The department will test the outdoor warning sirens as well as the mass text and email alert system.
The Windhover Contemplative Center, under construction since June 2013, will open to the campus community on Oct. 9 following an open house from 12 to 2 p.m. Regular hours for the building will be from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., open to any SUID holder.
Arrillaga Nights at the Arrillaga Family Dining Commons now operates from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., staying open 30 minutes later than its previous 2 a.m. closing time. Late Night Kitchen at Lakeside Dining will also operate from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.
Data on NSO for the Class of 2018, provided by Edith Wu-Nguyen ’99, associate dean for new and continuing student programs
According to a report by the Stanford Management Company, Stanford University’s endowment grew to $21.4 billion in the fiscal year ending on Aug. 31, 2014, amounting to a 14.8 percent increase from the former endowment of $18.7 billion in the 2014 fiscal year.
Barbara van Schewick, faculty director of Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS), denied accusations from a ProPublica article by Julia Angwin that Stanford accepts money from Google under the condition that it not be used for privacy research.
Today, in honor of National Voter Registration Day, the University announced in a written statement to The Daily a new initiative to make student voting easier. The University is partnering with TurboVote, a nonprofit, nonpartisan project created by Democracy Works that aims to simplify voting by providing a centralized web-based voter engagement platform.
President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy Ph.D. ’82 announced on June 3 that Persis Drell as the new dean of the School of Engineering.