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Photo of Beverly Daniel Tatum at a lectern
Jan 19 2018
Author and educator Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.,  president emerita of Spelman College, recently returned to Stanford for a visit sponsored by Residential Education and the Community Centers.  During her talks, there were several references to an essay Tatum wrote reflecting on her time as the 2017...
Jan 19 2018
Paul Brest, professor emeritus and former dean of Stanford Law School, will chair a new committee that will recommend principles for decision-making on requests to rename campus buildings and sites. An undergraduate and a graduate student, recommended by the ASSU, will be members of the committee.
Photo of Katie Ledecky
Jan 8 2018
Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky has been named Female Athlete of the Year by the Associated Press. Ledecky is the first swimmer in 21 years to win the honor.  
Two students singing
Dec 26 2017
Before many headed home for the holidays, members of the Stanford community enjoyed the season’s traditions with music and fun. Among the holiday festivities this year were The Wise Women, a play performed by students, faculty and staff at Memorial Church, Hanukkah ceremonies at White Plaza and...
Ariel view of the campus with Memorial Church in the foreground
Dec 20 2017
In the "Notes from the Quad" blog, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell discuss the recently passed tax reform legislation and its implications for Stanford.