The McMurtry Building for the Department of Art and Art History, which is scheduled to open in 2015, is the latest project in the developing arts district on the Stanford campus.
At Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, a panel discussed new initiatives designed to prepare PhD candidates for today's job market, including a program that would expose them to careers as high school teachers.
ITALIC, which will focus on the arts, and SIMILE, which will concentrate on science, will open in the fall, offering freshmen a new way to combine living and learning in a thematic, residence-based educational program while meeting undergraduate requirements.
At its meeting on Thursday, the Faculty Senate will hear a panel of faculty discuss the future of the PhD degree.
A new name, new director and new organizational structure reflect the broad range of responsibilities and emphasis on education of the office responsible for the administration of the Student Judicial Charter and the review of allegations of Honor Code and Fundamental Standard violations.
The Faculty Senate on Thursday approved a proposal to amend the Student Judicial Charter of 1997 to incorporate the Alternate Review Process of 2013, a student disciplinary process for reviewing allegations of sexual assault, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, relationship (dating) violence and stalking.
Stanford University is offering its leaseholders in the Menlo Park neighborhoods of Stanford Hills and Stanford Creek the opportunity to extend their agreements with the university for as many as 89 or 96 years from now.
Stanford Report asked Emergency Manager Keith Perry how Stanford would communicate with faculty, students and staff during an emergency involving an active threat on campus, and what actions they should take if the university issued a "shelter-in-place" order.
The Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions, and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on January 22, January 29, February 12, and February 26, 2013 and were approved by the President.
President John Hennessy in his address to the Academic Council on Thursday presented a sweeping overview of the last three decades and set the stage for the future.
Winners are selected based on their initiative, leadership and involvement in projects that embody the spirit of genuine partnership and benefit the overall community.
Stanford, which has offered admission to 2,210 high school students for the Class of 2017, received a record 38,828 applications from around the world. This represents the largest application pool in Stanford history.
Stanford employees who have embraced alternative transportation have helped Stanford reduce traffic during peak commute hours. But afternoon peak-hour trips remain a challenge; last fall, they were only one trip under the limit.
Since 1996, Stanford has transplanted 1,048 trees on campus, providing shade for people, habitats for birds and squirrels, and landscapes that help new buildings "settle into" their environs.