Faculty and Staff News11.20.13
David Palumbo-Liu, chair of Stanford's Faculty Senate and a professor of comparative literature, plans to hold two panel discussions on the topic of online education. He also is co-teaching a course titled Histories and Futures of Humanistic Education: Culture and Crisis, Books and MOOCS next quarter.
The awards ceremony honoring the 2013 Marsh O'Neill Award winners will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Faculty Club. Friends and colleagues of the awardees are welcome to attend.
Stanford has convened a task force to review and evaluate the state and perception of the safety culture in campus research laboratories, and to recommend ways to promote and advance a robust and positive safety culture among researchers.
Information security is everyone's responsibility. IT Services is offering updated guidance on how to help prevent email-based attacks on Stanford's systems.
At the third senate meeting of fall quarter, Medical School Dean Lloyd Minor said the focus of the Campaign for Stanford Medicine is to fuel innovation, transform patient care and empower future leaders.
Eleven Stanford research teams will receive seed grants for early-stage development of new technologies to produce energy more sustainably and use it more efficiently.
The program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education.
The benefits department in University Human Resources has prepared a variety of charts and publications designed to help employees and their families choose medical, dental and vision plans for 2014.
The Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 26, July 30, August 20, and August 27, 2013 and were approved by the President.