The university is placing greeters at popular areas around campus, starting with the Oval, to further help educate visitors and the campus community on access restrictions and necessary protocols for limiting the spread of COVID-19.
In a series of remote meetings this week, the Stanford Board of Trustees, chaired by Jeff Raikes, discussed the ongoing pandemic, new construction, the university’s engagement with the external world and Long-Range Vision progress.
The following Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions and reappointments for the periods indicated were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council and approved by the president.
University photographer Andrew Brodhead takes us inside Stanford’s expanded Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) lab. This type of lab is capable of handling microbes that can cause serious or potentially lethal disease through inhalation, such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.
During Monday’s Campus Conversation, the president and provost encouraged perseverance in light of a COVID-19 surge as they updated the Stanford community on pandemic responses, winter quarter plans and efforts to advance diversity and inclusion.
In its last meeting of the autumn quarter, the Stanford Faculty Senate condemned the COVID-19-related actions of Hoover senior fellow and presidential adviser Scott Atlas. The Faculty Senate also approved a new policy on Open Access to make scholarly works more widely available.