We write to express our shock and deep sorrow following today’s attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Our profound sympathies and support go out to the families and loved ones of the victims, and to all members of the Muslim community in New Zealand and around the world.Read more about Our unwavering support
Posts by Marc Tessier-Lavigne
By now many of you have seen the news that Stanford’s head sailing coach was charged today, along with many others around the country, in an alleged scheme that involved payments intended to influence the admission of students to a number of U.S. colleges and universities. To the two of us, this is nothing short of appalling.Read more about The sailing case, and our resolve
On many occasions over the past few years, in the context of different issues in our nation and on our campus, the two of us have tried to share an important message: Every member of our community at Stanford University is valued. Now is a time to underline that message once again.Read more about In support of our community
Experts navigate a critical moment in energy and climate science.Read more about Promoting Sustainable Solutions
As we remember Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend, I want to take this moment to recognize the tireless efforts and persistent work of the students, faculty and staff who are promoting social progress through research, education and service.Read more about Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two years of input validated our priorities.Read more about How Alumni Helped Affirm Our Vision
You may have seen our announcement today that we are building a new solar plant to power our campus and reduce Stanford’s carbon footprint. This new plant, combined with our existing solar generating systems, will allow the university to complete its transition to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2021.Read more about Advancing sustainability at Stanford
I want to take this moment, on Election Day, to encourage each and every eligible member of the Stanford community to cast your vote, if you haven’t already. Voting is the bedrock of our democratic system, and it is an essential way to support the issues you care about and the representatives you think can carry forth those promises.Read more about Civic engagement on Election Day and beyond
We write to express the horror and sorrow of the entire Stanford community at yesterday’s attack on worshippers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.Read more about Standing in solidarity
We are delighted to welcome so many new and familiar faces to Stanford for the fall quarter. As we think about all that we have to look forward to in a new academic year, we are especially encouraged by the work going on around campus to build a strong and engaged Stanford community.Read more about Welcome to fall quarter!