Faculty and Staff News11.7.14
Improving overall understanding of the Fundamental Standard and Honor Code is important, the senate hears. Meanwhile, the Office of Community Standards also is working to identify further ways of strengthening the process for student conduct cases.
Dr. Colin Bucks, who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Liberia, said the local caregivers were his heroes because of their determination in the face of daily threat of deisease.
Thorough information about medical, dental and vision plans for 2015 is available online to help Stanford employees make decisions.
The speakers at the Oct. 23 meeting were Harry J. Elam Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education; Patricia Gumport, vice provost for graduate education; Debra Satz, senior associate dean for the humanities and arts; Laura Dominguez Chan, assistant dean and associate director of career communities, Career Development Center; and Brian Cook, an analyst at Institutional Research & Decision Support.
Harden McConnell made pioneering advances in magnetic resonance and cell biology. Many of the discoveries and techniques attributed to his work have become fundamental parts of chemistry education.
The Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on May 27, June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24, July 22, August 12 and August 26, 2014 and were approved by the President.
The director of Vaden Health Center says faculty can play a critical role in supporting the mental health and well-being of students.
The 47th Senate of the Academic Council will convene at 3:15 p.m. in the Law School in its first meeting of the 2014-15 academic year.
Nathan Oliveira's paintings were inspired by kestrels swooping above the Stanford foothills.
This year's Tanner Lectures will be headlined by Danielle Allen, who will discuss confusion over the purposes of education, explore the relationship between education and equality, and propose a path toward "participatory readiness" for students.
Participants in women's leadership program at Stanford share their experiences with President Hennessy, other senior officials
Panel brings together President John Hennessy and representatives from University Human Resources and the Clayman Institute for Gender Research to launch second year of innovative program designed to foster women's leadership.
Slow down, look, yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, and yield to bicycles and cars already in the roundabout. Proceed with caution. Vehicles and bicycles should travel single file in a roundabout – not alongside each other.
Removing parking on Santa Teresa Street will improve pedestrian and bicycle circulation in the area, and provide an extra measure of safety as construction ramps up in the area, said Jack Cleary, associate vice president for land, buildings and real estate.
Stanford University and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 2007 have reached an agreement on a new five-year contract for the more than 1,200 union members who work on campus and at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.