In the wake of a mass movement against racial injustice and police brutality in America, affiliates of Stanford Medical School are speaking up about their experiences with institutionalized racism in the field of medicine and championing diversity initiatives at Stanford. Students from underrepresented minority groups make up 20% of all graduate students at Stanford and…
Three new coronavirus cases — all among healthcare workers at Stanford Hospital — were confirmed by Stanford Medicine in an email to affiliates sent on Friday. The outbreak is the first in over two months, and according to the email, is now fully contained. The three impacted employees had no in-person interactions with patients. The email, which…
The Daily interviewed law professor Pamela Karlan to discuss her recent victory in a landmark Supreme Court case that prohibits discrimination against gay and transgender individuals in the workplace. Karlan and the Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, which she co-directs, represented skydiving instructor Donald Zarda who was fired for misconduct after telling a customer he…
80% of transgender, gender queer or nonconforming (TGQN) undergraduate and coterm students and 70% of undergraduate and coterm women have experienced harassing behaviors since entering Stanford, according to results from a campus climate survey of students on sexual violence released last week. Additionally, two thirds of Ph.D. TGQN students and nearly half of Ph.D. women…
Stanford’s Student Title IX Investigation & Hearing Process (Student Title IX Process) outlines the University’s policies and process in reviewing and adjudicating sexual violence allegations made against students. The policy has been criticized by students and faculty on multiple grounds, including those surrounding counseling, attorney time, the definition of sexual assault and expulsions.
The Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) and the Office of the Provost are collaborating to reform sexual violence policy and programming through a new group, the Student Advisory Board on Sexual Violence and Survivor Support, in which both undergraduates and graduate students meet internally and with administrators to discuss Title IX policy and procedures.
Students across the country are engaging in protests over the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Monday after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer.
The program connects Stanford affiliates with nursing home and assisted-living residents for video calls to combat the isolating effects of COVID-19.
Councilors discussed the approval process for funds used for subcommittees at their weekly meeting.
The GSC discussed a bill that condemns bias against Asian and Pacific Islander community members amid the pandemic.
Students and faculty say that the Sexual Harassment Policy Office's website, which was revised over the weekend due to criticism, still enforces myths and fails to provide clear reporting guidelines for victims.
Babcock, who taught at Stanford for 30 years, is remembered as a pioneer for women in law who championed gender equity and taught with compassion.
Students are asking to be involved in evaluating and amending two proposals that alter first-year academic requirements and undergraduate major requirements after they are enacted for the 2021-22 school year.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, students struggle with additional mental health challenges and obstacles to accessing care remotely.
The University will review requests to rename Jordan Hall, named for Founding President David Starr Jordan, who was a public leader in the eugenics movement.
Elias hopes to use her Truman Scholarship towards studying law and practicing as a public defender.
Marda hopes to use his technical background to regulate emerging technologies in the federal government.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) discussed plans to hold both a virtual and in-person commencement ceremony and introduced a resolution to help finance social events for families of graduate students during its meeting on Wednesday evening. The resolution, sponsored by fourth-year Ph.D. student in the School of Medicine Lawrence Bai and presented by Escondido Village…
The website, CoviDB — a collaboration with the educational nonprofit TeachAids and students at colleges across America — collates global sources addressing topics ranging from public health to culture and sports in the wake of the pandemic.
Amid safety concerns — including break-ins at three Row houses — students currently living on campus are being relocated for the remainder of the school year, Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole wrote in an email to the Stanford community on April 7.
Stanford professors, students, alumni and other affiliates are teaming up with the global computer science community to offer a one-time free computer science class to the public.