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Oct 1 2016
Stanford opened 125 years ago on Saturday – on Oct. 1, 1891 – an anniversary that the university is celebrating with events, interpretive signage and festivities on campus and beyond.
A full moon overlooks Stanford Quadrangle
Sep 29 2016
As part of a continuing effort to reimagine one of Stanford’s longest-standing traditions, Full Moon on the Quad (FMOTQ) has been moved from Fall to Winter Quarter.  Contrary to rumors that the event has been canceled, FMOTQ will take place on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
Sep 23 2016
Flu shots are free to all Stanford students, spouses/domestic partners of graduate or undergraduate students, and active university faculty and staff. James R. Jacobs, executive director of Vaden Health Center, explains why it is important to get vaccinated every year. 
Sep 23 2016
What has been known as Old Chem will reopen late this fall as the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning. At capacity, more than 4,000 students a day will pass through this iconic building, taking courses not only in chemistry and biology but also in art, history, statistics and economics. 
Sep 21 2016
At the 126th Opening Convocation Ceremony, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne drew inspiration from an address university co-founder Jane L. Stanford wrote in 1891 for the very first Stanford class.