The University raised $89.3 million to fund graduate student fellowships and undergraduate financial aid. Financial aid donations allowed 81 percent of undergraduate students to graduate with zero loan debt in June 2018.
Stanford released its annual financial results for the 2018 fiscal year on Thursday, which included a Stanford Management Company (SMC) statement on investment portfolio returns as well as the University’s announcement of its endowment value, according to a report released by Stanford News.
With 12,000 meals being served every day at 11 different on-campus dining halls, there is an immense amount of food that flows through the Stanford dining hall kitchens and into students’ stomachs on a daily basis. Although some amount of food waste is impossible to avoid, the dining halls do their best to limit the impact of their leftovers.
The Stanford Blood Center partnered with the on-campus initiative Stanford BeWell to host its third blood drive at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation on Jun. 29. The drive was open to Stanford staff, students and members of the general public and lasted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The drive collected 148 units…
Once a week, early enough that the sun has barely risen, a small group gathers outside Green Library for an hour or so and chats. Seated around a table at Coupa Cafe, they discuss typical Stanford things: what classes to avoid, what grad schools to apply for, what articles they’ve been reading.
Earlier this year, Tad and Dianne Taube Philanthropies donated $14.5 million for research initiatives on addiction and concussion in youth in the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. $9.5 million of Taube’s donation will launch the Tad and Dianne Taube Youth Addiction Initiative, led by Laura Roberts, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the School of Medicine. The other $5 million will initiate the Taube Stanford Concussion Collaborative to address concussion and addiction at its earliest onset in children.
Puerto Rican students rallied around a donation drive at the Stanford School of Medicine last week, seeking greater campus attention to not only devastation from Hurricane María but to the Puerto Rican community in general.
I’m giving again to Stanford now. Why, you ask? Because Stanford produces results; it transforms people and the world; and its students, faculty and staff inspire me. And I want to be part of that, because it makes me feel good and for me it is the right thing to do.