University Affairs

Preparing for the worst-case scenario

Stanford continues to prepare for emergencies it hopes will never occur, including and especially an active shooter on campus. The Department of Public Safety debuts a new training video suggesting how to deal with such an emergency.

Renaming committee seeks input from university community

Members of the Advisory Committee on Renaming Principles have drafted recommendations for how Stanford should approach the process of reconsidering the name of a building or site, including the principles involved, the procedure to be followed and the factors to be considered.

Trustees discuss planning, construction

A talk by Bill Gates punctuated a joint session of the board and the Council of Trustees, a group composed of former members of the Stanford board.

Incident at Law School resolved

Stanford University Public Safety officials have confirmed that Santa Clara County hazardous materials professionals have tested a white substance received by a faculty member at the Law School on Wednesday and confirmed that it is an inert powder that poses no health concern.