For many of us, these individuals were some of the first Stanford students we ever met. With godly calves and beaming smiles across their faces, Stanford tour guides play a large role in representing the university to the outside world. With the opening of the Stanford Tour Guide application, I knew I had to at…
Jill Thomas, who formerly worked with the Air Force as a judge, defense attorney and prosecutor, and the U.S. Attorney’s office, has been selected as Stanford’s Title IX coordinator and director of equity investigations.
Stanford will rename the Serra freshman dorm and Serra House, two campus buildings honoring California mission system founder Father Junipero Serra, who has drawn sharp criticism for his mistreatment of Native Americans.
Stanford will also seek to rename Serra Mall, pending the approval of Santa Clara County and the U.S. Postal Service. This would change the University’s official address, which is currently 450 Serra Mall. If approved, Serra Mall will become Jane Stanford Way in honor of the University’s co-founder.
Updated federal sexual misconduct policies, spearheaded by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, will provide more protections for the accused, raise the bar for what constitutes assault and lower universities’ liability, according to information obtained by The New York Times.
Sterling K. Brown ’98 called on graduates at Stanford’s Commencement to let their “light shine” by embracing their strengths and passions for the broader good while not worrying about matching others’ achievements.
As the University looks to hire a new full time Title IX Coordinator following the announcement of current Coordinator Cathy Glaze’s ’80 JD ’85 retirement, Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) President Shanta Katipamula ’19 and Vice President Rosie Nelson — a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Education — called for students to take part in the interviewing and selection process.
On April 14, the Stanford student body elected a new cohort of Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) executives, Undergraduate Senate and Graduate Student Council members, and class presidents.
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.