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President of Portugal talks sustainability during visit to Stanford

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa discussed Portugal and California’s shared climate challenges and opportunities, and said he hoped his visit would be the beginning of a “long-lasting friendship” with Stanford.

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Stanford Department of Public Safety releases 2021 Clery Act crime statistics

The Stanford Department of Public Safety has published the 2021 campus crime statistics on its website as part of the annual Safety, Security, and Fire Report.

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New Stanford Libraries division supports scholars’ data needs

Peter Leonard, the inaugural assistant university librarian for research data services, on how the new division will enhance digital scholarship at Stanford by supporting the entire data life cycle – from inception to preservation.

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Stanford Global Studies —

SGS funds four innovative courses that tackle global issues

Course Innovation Awards support the development of new courses that focus on substantive topics of regional or global interest.

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‘Visionary leader’ Jan Barker Alexander retires

Jan Barker Alexander leaves a 27-year legacy of community building at Stanford; she created programs that serve as a national model for intellectual engagement, cultural awareness, leadership development, and social justice.

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Fall quarter welcome

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne shares how Stanford is ramping up efforts on important initiatives this year, while also focusing on building a strong and supportive community.

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Stanford launches new data science major

A new major that offers two tracks – a Bachelor of Science as well as a Bachelor of Arts – aims to help students become versatile and nimble data scientists of the future.

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Update on resources available following Supreme Court ruling on abortion

Health plan benefits and other assistance is available to Stanford University employees and students seeking medical care not locally available to them.

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Move-In Day for the Class of 2026

Members of the Stanford Class of 2026 were greeted at student residences across campus Tuesday for Move-In Day.

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Stanford makes community college connections

Collaborations between Stanford University and the region’s many community colleges offer exposure to academic paths, from the social sciences to nanotechnology and beyond.

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