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Provost Jenny Martinez on work and whimsy

As she begins her new role this week, Jenny Martinez shares her thoughts on free speech, the IDEAL initiative, science fiction, and more. “We have so much to contribute to the world.”

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IDEAL strategic plan released

The plan, which was developed to share the institutional vision for IDEAL and to address concerns raised in the 2021 IDEAL Climate Survey, outlines next steps for creating transformative change in campus culture.

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Stanford marks new beginnings at 133rd Convocation ceremony

The gathering welcomed new first-year and transfer students to the campus community and marked President Richard Saller’s first weeks at the helm of the university.

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Update on DACA program following 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision

A federal judge has once again ruled the DACA program illegal, but those who are already enrolled can keep and renew their status.

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New support for researchers in a changing regulatory landscape

New initiatives launched by the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research in response to faculty feedback will make it easier to make disclosures and comply with regulatory requirements.

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Q&A with Jerry Yang, chair of the Stanford University Board of Trustees

Jerry Yang, chair of the Board of Trustees, shares his thoughts on Stanford’s upcoming leadership transition and reflects on the university’s recent accomplishments.

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WSCUC grants Stanford a 10-year accreditation

Commending the university for “cultivating a culture of dedication among faculty, staff, students, and the board,” the WASC Senior College and University Commission has granted Stanford a 10-year accreditation with no required issues for follow up in the interim.

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Stanford Graduate School of Education —

Stanford GSE and the Aspen Institute mark the end of a seven-year partnership

Since 2016, the Rising Presidents Fellowship has brought hundreds of prospective community college leaders to Stanford’s campus.

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Stanford celebrates the opening of a mixed-use development in Menlo Park

Middle Plaza will provide new housing opportunities, along with retail, dining, and office space, revitalizing a section of El Camino Real close to the Stanford campus.

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Stanford HAI —

Rohini Kosoglu joins Stanford HAI as policy fellow

The senior White House advisor with bipartisan experience in technology, health care, and economic policymaking hopes to boost collaboration between Stanford and Washington.

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