University Affairs

Dry weather causing fire concerns at Dish and on Matadero Trail

Stanford fire and land management officials want hikers who frequent the Dish or Matadero Trail to be aware that the National Weather Service may issue a Red Flag warning because of imminent critical fire weather patterns. As a result, the Dish hiking area and the Matadero Trail may be closed without warning.

Palo Alto affordable housing community opens in Stanford Research Park

Stanford University and the City of Palo Alto celebrated the opening of Mayfield Place along El Camino Real. The recently completed project provides affordable homes to eligible community members and retains locally owned services that benefit the broader community.

University’s chilled water curtailed

Stanford facilities officials have instituted a Stage 1 chilled water curtailment for this week because of the unseasonably warm weather.

Stanford Commencement 2017 Wacky Walk

Each year, Stanford begins its Commencement ceremony with a fun, nontraditional procession into the stadium known as Wacky Walk. Videographer Kurt Hickman captured some of the highlights.

Stanford Commencement Weekend 2017 in pictures

The Class of 2017 was feted by the university community, family and friends during Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies that featured both fun times and serious messages.

Stanford Commencement 2017

Stanford celebrated its 126th Commencement Weekend June 16-18, 2017. Experience the highlights, including the Commencement address, the Baccalaureate celebration and the Wacky Walk.