Four undergraduate students looking to develop antibiotic treatments to multidrug-resistant bacteria recently received a $10,000 grant from Stanford’s Chemistry, Engineering & Medicine for Human Health (ChEM-H) department for their biotechnology startup.
The Board of Trustees met on Feb. 22 and 23 to receive a recommendation on fossil fuel divestment, as well as to approve tuition increases and two construction projects.
After seven years of fundraising, the Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowships (SIGF) program, spearheaded by President John Hennessy, has reached its goal of attracting donors to fund over 100 new graduate student fellowships.
The Board of Trustees met on Feb. 9 and 10 to discuss tuition increases, the status of the School of Humanities and Sciences and several construction projects.
Earlier this month, the Board of Trustees approved the construction of a $254 million building to house Stanford’s Chemistry, Engineering and Medicine for Human Health (ChEM-H) and Neurosciences Institutes (SNI). Expected to be complete by summer of 2018, the building will be located on West Campus at the site currently occupied by the Cardinal Cogeneration Plant.
At their Oct. 6-7 meeting, Stanford’s Board of Trustees visited the new Anderson Collection and reviewed several plans regarding construction on campus. President John Hennessy also gave his assessment of the prior academic year.