The Board of Trustees amended its Statement on Investment Responsibility and approved the Stanford Management Company’s (SMC) first-ever Ethical Investment Framework in its Tuesday morning meeting.
On Dec. 1, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced in a press release that Arkansas would be the first state in the nation to implement a Stanford-backed concussion education program in every high school.
In the wake of the most destructive wildfire in California’s history, Stanford students, faculty and organizations are mobilizing to contribute to national relief efforts.
Stanford Law School (SLS) Dean M. Elizabeth Magill will leave the University in summer 2019 to assume the role of provost at the University of Virginia (UVA), Stanford News reported late last week. Magill will be the first woman to hold the position at UVA, where she earned her law degree in 1995.
Allison Berke is the executive director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative, where she manages the program’s research, education and outreach work.
As part of a campaign by a branch of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), an advertisement criticizing the Stanford Health Care (SHC) system is currently being broadcast on radio stations across the Bay Area. The ad primarily discusses above-average rates of patient infection at Stanford Hospital, although the larger campaign also addresses working conditions at the Hospital.
Amid widespread concern about greater workplace diversity, a revamped effort to create a “Diversity in the Field” program is being taken up by Sam Feineh ’19, academics lead on the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) Executive Cabinet, with the support of faculty partners.
East Palo Alto Mayor Ruben Abrica, San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa and local healthcare workers gathered on Saturday at the Palo Alto Downtown Library to collect signatures for a ballot initiative that would cap Stanford Hospital bills to 15% above the cost of treatment, plus quality improvement costs.