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Report details universities’ efforts on sexual assault

Stanford is among the U.S. universities included in a new report by the Association of American Universities summarizing campus initiatives to combat sexual violence. The report presents an opportunity to learn from others, Provost Persis Drell says.

Ideas sought for long-range planning process

At a town hall meeting Friday about the university’s ongoing long-range planning process, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell encouraged faculty, staff and students to submit their ideas for future initiatives and for strengthening Stanford’s foundation.  

‘In the Moment’ at TEDxStanford

Speakers at the sixth annual TEDxStanford conference addressed pressing issues, including foreign policy crises, the nation’s opioid epidemic and affordable health care.

New course tackles designing for people with disabilities

A new course teaches undergraduates how to design for people with physical disabilities. Each week, students learn about a different disability, then brainstorm design ideas to address issues and present their work to the class.

Sustainable Stanford

Sustaining Earth’s resources is ingrained in the way Stanford educates students, conducts research, operates its buildings and supports campus life.