News articles classified as Buildings

Major SESI expansion planned

The doubling of SESI’s chilled water capacity will help minimize the risks of energy curtailments at Stanford campus buildings and hospitals during heat waves.

Hoover Tower struck by lightning

A bolt of lightning struck Hoover Tower for the second time in almost 50 years, causing some visible damage to the building’s recognizable silhouette.

Naming of Jane Stanford Way moves ahead

Serra Mall will be renamed Jane Stanford Way, effective Oct. 7, following clearance by Santa Clara County and the U.S. Postal Service. The step implements a proposal that came out of a campus review process last year.

Welcome back to Frost!

Stanford’s iconic amphitheater reopens after extensive renovations and upgrades that make it one of the premiere music venues in the Bay Area and a place for university pomp and circumstance.

Stanford renames building for Carolyn Lewis Attneave

The building housing Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research has been renamed to honor Stanford alumna and psychologist Carolyn Lewis Attneave, who is credited with establishing the field of Native American mental health. Dorothy Attneave, her daughter, spoke at the dedication.

Stanford alumna Sally Ride remembered with residence hall renaming

Members of the campus community gathered to rename a residence hall in memory of pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, with her mother, Joyce Ride, in attendance. Also at the event, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne acknowledged and honored the contributions of Native Americans to Stanford University.