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A message on winter quarter return policies

Provost Persis Drell and Russell Furr, associate vice provost, environmental health & safety, update the Stanford community on protocols for returning to campus following winter break. The university’s approach to supporting a healthy return to campus includes continued masking, enhanced COVID-19 testing, including an additional rapid test upon arrival for some students, and limitations on student parties and some other gatherings for the start of the quarter.

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Annual Title IX Report: Message to the community

In a message to the community, Provost Persis Drell and Vice Provost for Institutional Equity, Access and Community Patrick Dunkley discuss the Annual Title IX/Sexual Harassment Report.

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Faculty Senate takes on climate of personal attacks over ideas

During its last meeting of the 2021 fall quarter Thursday, the Faculty Senate heard a report and recommendations from the Planning and Policy Board Subcommittee on Campus Climate as well as an update on the new school focused on climate and sustainability.

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Patrick Dunkley champions change

Stanford’s new vice provost for institutional equity, access and community talks about creating a more equitable and inclusive campus community.

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Report to Faculty Senate discusses Stanford vision

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne discussed the Stanford Vision while Vice President for Development Jon Denney detailed fundraising to support the vision during a report to the Faculty Senate on Thursday. The meeting also included a presentation about the Global Engagement Review Program.

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Gift advances postdoctoral training opportunities in sciences and medicine

A generous donation to Stanford provides funding for postdoctoral scholars who join the university through the Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in Sciences and Medicine program, or PRISM. Up to 10 scholars will receive PRISM Baker Fellowships.

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New leaders in Stanford’s SHARE Title IX Office discuss roles

Stephen Chen is Title IX coordinator and director of the SHARE Office; Christina Franzino joins the university in a new position as director of client services.

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Stanford recognizes Native American Heritage Month

This November, Stanford will recognize Native American Heritage Month in honor of more than 450 Indigenous and Native-identifying students, staff and faculty as well as the university’s storied history and connection with the land upon which it sits.

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New and expanded SHARE programs launched

Above & Beyond Sex Ed and The PEERs are two new educational programs at Stanford related to forming healthy relationships and preventing sexual violence.

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Stanford releases annual financial results for investment return, endowment

Stanford University announced a 40.1 percent investment return in its Merged Pool, net of all external and internal costs and fees, for the year ending June 30, 2021.

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