An attorney representing Dr. Scott Atlas, a senior fellow at Stanford’s conservative Hoover Institution and White House coronavirus adviser, threatened to file a defamation lawsuit against signatories of a critical open letter that condemned Atlas’ views on COVID-19.
The University does not plan to establish a community center for undocumented students and students who are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, said Senior Associate Vice Provost and Dean of Students Mona Hicks at a Wednesday webinar.
Senator Alain Perez ’23 said that several significant events over the summer spurred the Senate to action, notably the ongoing effects of the pandemic, racial reckoning in the United States following the killing of George Floyd and government policies affecting international and undocumented students.
Stanford physicians and researchers published an open letter to the Stanford University School of Medicine faculty on Wednesday that criticized Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Dr. Scott Atlas’ controversial views on the COVID-19 pandemic, countering his stances with a list of statements on COVID-19 infection and mitigation supported by a “preponderance of data.”
Stanford will indefinitely delay implementation of the campus zones program ID policy, which will require individuals approved to be on campus to visibly display their Stanford IDs. “Civilian Stanford representatives” will enforce the ID requirement.
Stanford University School of Medicine physicians and researchers discussed the latest developments in COVID-19 research, including new information regarding the way the disease impacts children, men, women and nonbinary individuals. The professors warned of a possible “twindemic” and brought attention to prevention strategies for the upcoming flu season in the Aug. 27 COVID-19 town hall. …
Students receiving financial aid at Stanford are typically expected to contribute at least $5,000, with $1,500 coming from summer earnings and $3,500 from employment during the school year.
Stanford is establishing a temporary “campus zones program” that will define access to its main campus, effective Sept. 1. Stanford community members approved to be on campus will be required to visibly display their Stanford IDs when in controlled zones starting on Sept. 8. The temporary zones will be implemented in order to reduce contact…
Stanford will not allow students who take leaves of absence to participate in or hold leadership positions in voluntary student organizations (VSOs), according to the University’s Aug. 13 “Re-Approaching Stanford” newsletter. The decision comes even though most undergraduate education will be delivered remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to enforce this policy for…
Three Ph.D. students started The Empathy Project to elevate student voices and promote mental health on campus.