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Joining Stanford: Galahad of San Francisco

When Galahad Mai fled a tumultuous life in China four years ago for a better one in the United States, he never imagined that one day he would make it to Stanford. Today, he is among the incoming members of the Class of 2023.

Transfer students and the Class of 2023 arriving at Stanford Wednesday

Stanford will welcome new undergraduates on Wednesday, Sept. 18 – move-in day – which is also the first day of New Student Orientation. The day will culminate with the 129th Opening Convocation Ceremony, which will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Main Quad Courtyard.

New Stanford grad students find a home away from home

Sunday, Sept. 15, marks the start of New Graduate Student Orientation, or NGSO. The annual weeklong series of events helps new graduate students orient to campus, find resources, network and get accustomed to life on the Farm.

Karen Cook to step down as vice provost for faculty development and diversity

Karen Cook, vice provost for faculty development and diversity, will step down Sept. 30, and Provost Persis Drell has announced a reorganization creating two new offices: the Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Teaching and Learning, and the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement.

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Q&A: Proposed rollback of key climate change regulations

Law Professor Deborah Sivas explains how a rollback of several key environmental regulations, including fuel efficiency/vehicle pollution standards and energy-efficient light bulbs, might impact climate change.

Seeking solutions to climate change

Stanford faculty study the causes and effects of climate change, and investigate new ways of reducing carbon emissions through green energy technologies and policy decisions.

New ways to find natural gas leaks quickly

Finding natural gas leaks more quickly and at lower cost could reduce methane emissions. Ten promising technologies mounted on drones, trucks and airplanes were tested last year. The results are in.