Campus Life

Stanford affirms commitment to military veterans with expanded benefits, programs

Stanford has expanded academic, social and cultural programs for U.S. military veterans and active-duty service members, says Dustin Noll, specialist in the Office for Military-Affiliated Communities, and recently established a new policy that financially benefits veterans who receive VA educational benefits.

Stanford shines under sun and smiles on Family Weekend

Nearly 4,000 family members visited Stanford over the weekend to roam the grounds, sample college life and, most of all, spend time with their students. University photographer Linda Cicero captured some of the moments.

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to speak at Stanford

Sonia Sotomayor, who joined the U.S. Supreme Court in 2009, will converse with Stanford Law School Dean Mary Elizabeth Magill in Memorial Auditorium on March 10. The event is open only to faculty, staff and students.  

Stanford Family Weekend

Stanford is rolling out the welcome mat for an estimated 4,000 visitors attending Family Weekend 2017.

President Tessier-Lavigne outlines what is important

A commitment to service, a dedication to help new students make the most of their opportunities and an aspiration to take Stanford to even greater heights were among the themes outlined by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne during his “What Matters to Me and Why” talk.

Old county jail rediscovered on Stanford land

Biologists and archaeologists hoping to improve the lives of threatened species rediscover remnants of the facility for petty criminals on Old Page Mill Road. The rediscovery of the jail surprised even long-time university archeologist Laura Jones.

A philosopher at the helm of Stanford’s Faculty Senate

Debra Satz, a professor of philosophy, senior associate dean for the humanities and arts, and chair of the 2016-17 Faculty Senate, has long been a champion of the humanities, equity issues and faculty governance on the Farm.