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Stanford and the North Bay fires

Campus resources are available to help community members struggling with the impacts of wildfires in the region.

Update from the Board of Trustees on investment responsibility issues

The Board of Trustees is providing the following update to the Stanford community on its consideration of investment responsibility issues – including an upcoming review of the university's investment responsibility statement and the conclusion of a review of investment issues around private prisons.

Stanford alumni return Thursday for tours, tailgates, classes

Alumni are traveling from across the globe for this year’s Reunion Homecoming, which includes class events, mini-reunions, micro lectures, classes without quizzes, tours and  Saturday’s Stanford vs. Oregon football game.

Long-Range Planning effort digs into the details

The four Area Steering Groups involved in Stanford’s Long-Range Planning process have been hard at work reading and analyzing proposals. Graphics produced by the groups illustrate some of the themes they are seeing; white papers from each of the groups will be made available to the campus community in winter quarter.

Animal biodiversity key part of carbon cycle

With abundant data on plants, large animals and their activity, and carbon soil levels in the Amazon, Stanford research suggests that large animal diversity influences carbon stocks and contributes to climate change mitigation.

Richard Saller to step down as dean of Humanities & Sciences

After a decade of leadership at Stanford’s largest school, Richard Saller plans to leave the H&S deanship at the end of the academic year and return to full-time teaching. Provost Persis Drell will shortly appoint a search committee and begin an international search for his successor.