“If we were to discount tuition, financial aid would be discounted,” Provost Persis Drell said. “It’s a benefit that would most benefit the people who can most afford to pay, and that didn’t quite feel right.”
The University is “aware of” 29 people who are either faculty, staff, students or postdocs and who have tested positive for COVID-19, Environmental Health & Safety Associate Vice Provost Russell Furr announced on Friday evening.
According to Graduate Life Office deans, some students exposed to coronavirus who have not been diagnosed with the virus have been moved into EV studios, multiple graduate students told The Daily.
The seasonal coronavirus test results were removed from the MyHealth lab reports on Sunday “to ensure they would be understood clearly,” wrote Stanford Medicine spokesperson Julie Greicius in an email to The Daily.
The announcement came in response to an order from six Bay Area counties telling residents to stay in their homes and avoid others for the next three weeks.
After confirmation that a resident had tested positive, their house grappled with the fallout, as residents faced the possibility of coronavirus exposure and the reality of new University requirements mandating that nearly all students leave campus by Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Seventeen students and two faculty members attended the NICAR data journalism conference, where an attendee has since tested presumptively positive for COVID-19.
A Stanford “frequently asked questions” page for undergraduates on the state of spring 2020 leaves one of the largest questions of all unanswered: whether or not students will resume in-person classes before the end of the academic year.
The University is asking undergraduates to leave campus at the end of the quarter “if it is possible for them given their personal circumstances,” President Marc Tessier-Lavigne wrote in an email to the Stanford community.
Amid coronavirus concerns and public uncertainty over the state of spring quarter, the University is postponing fraternity and sorority recruitment until fall.
Stanford is ending in-person instruction at all winter quarter international programs, and students are instructed to leave their study abroad location as soon as possible.
Stanford is canceling all in-person class meetings for the last two weeks of winter quarter, Provost Persis Drell announced Friday night, less than three hours after the University announced the first confirmed coronavirus case in a Stanford affiliate.
Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster delivered a fiery defense of the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a debate at the Hoover Institution focused on whether the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran is working.
Stanford is suspending all eight of its international spring quarter study abroad programs “in response to the rapidly evolving events surrounding COVID-19,” the University announced on Wednesday.
Taylor called diplomacy’s official channels a “defense against tyranny” in a Tuesday talk on impeachment and Ukraine.
A Santa Clara County woman is the second person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with coronavirus without having any known exposure to the disease.
The University is increasing its drug and alcohol prevention and education programs, among other measures, in the wake of Eitan Weiner's death.
The hold presents students with an embedded form through which they can register to vote, and requires students to check a box saying that they “acknowledge the recommendation of civic engagement” before they can enroll in classes.
University president Marc Tessier-Lavigne and provost Persis Drell addressed a report of potential anti-Semitism and fears around coronavirus at a town hall event attended largely by faculty and staff on Thursday.
Hundreds filled Stanford’s Memorial Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Eitan Weiner ’22, who died one week ago in his on-campus residence.
Jia Tolentino’s writing in “Trick Mirror” and as a staff writer at The New Yorker weaves high culture with low.