University Affairs

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Task force to consider past policies on Jewish applicants to Stanford

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne has appointed a committee, chaired by Associate Professor Ari Y. Kelman, to research assertions Stanford had quotas that limited admissions of Jewish undergraduate students in the 1950s. The committee will recommend steps to address its findings and enhance Jewish life on campus.

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Winter quarter COVID-19 update

Russell Furr, associate vice provost for environmental health and safety, shares an update and safety reminders as we begin winter quarter amid the spread of the Omicron variant.

Stanford Report —

Update on the beginning of winter quarter

In a message to the community, Provost Persis Drell and Associate Vice Provost for Environmental Health & Safety Russell Furr provide an update for students and instructors about the beginning of winter quarter instruction in January.

Health Alerts —

Staying healthy over winter break

A campus-wide message reminds members of the community about staying healthy amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the emergence of the Omicron variant. The message urges community members to get a booster dose when eligible and to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.

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Transition leadership named for new school

Kathryn “Kam” Moler has been named transition dean of the new school focused on climate and sustainability, and Stephan Graham will be transition vice dean. Tim Stearns and David Studdert will be filling in for Moler as acting dean of research and acting vice provost.