With leaders appointed for the Changing Human Experience, Public Humanities and Innovative Medicines Accelerator, those initiatives are poised to further humanities research, disseminate that work beyond campus and accelerate new medicines.
CardinalReady, a new program offered by Environmental Health & Safety, is designed for all members of the Stanford community and will help them prepare for a wide range of emergency situations well in advance of an actual crisis.
Megan Swezey Fogarty, deputy executive director of the Haas Center for Public Service, has been appointed Stanford’s inaugural associate vice president for community engagement by Martin Shell, vice president and chief external relations officer. She will begin March 1.
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Provost Persis Drell and Elizabeth Zacharias, vice president for human resources, gave short presentations and answered questions on a variety of issues during a noontime conversation.
Stanford recently added to its student affairs staff three student support specialists, including two recent alums, whose work will focus on helping students manage stress, life transitions, interpersonal concerns and more.
A committee is exploring ways of bridging sustainability efforts on campus and creating new mechanisms for dispersed groups to work together on critical issues like climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development. They are seeking feedback in a series of town halls.