Tiffany Steinwert, dean for religious and spiritual life, addresses the campus community about the importance of supporting the diverse faith traditions at Stanford and offers tools to help identify when academic and work calendars coincide with religious holy days.
Recently, friends, colleagues and family of the late law Professor Deborah Rhode gathered to honor her life and legacy as a legal ethics pioneer and leading scholar of gender, law and policy. Rhode died in January 2021.
Stanford’s Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. Provost Persis Drell announced the eight faculty members who have been appointed or reappointed as 2021 Bass University Fellows during the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.
Provost Persis Drell told the Faculty Senate Thursday that a committee has been charged with developing recommendations for a process to create a new institute on the study of race, ethnicity and society. The Faculty Senate also heard updates on the university’s response to COVID-19 and the state of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs, among other topics.
This year, Cardinal at Work is hosting hourlong Zoom information sessions to outline Stanford’s health plans and explain what to expect in 2022. Each meeting will end with a brief Q&A with representatives of University Human Resources.
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Six members of the Stanford staff were honored at an outdoor ceremony as the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Amy J. Blue Awards, which recognize staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work.