Beverly Daniel Tatum, former president of Spelman College, will spend spring quarter at Stanford as the Haas Center Distinguished Visitor. She will deliver the Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on April 5.
As part of Wellness Week, three campus health professionals, including Jim Jacobs, executive director of Vaden Health Center, describe ways the university is enhancing its responsiveness to ensure people in distress get the help they need.
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.
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.
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.
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.