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Jul 23 2020 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Beginning with the new academic year, every Stanford PhD student will be eligible to receive 12 months of funding each year, for as long as five years. The commitment, announced by Provost Persis Drell this week, should help ease doctoral students’ affordability concerns, which have become even...
Jul 22 2020 | VPGE News Announcement, COVID-19, Stanford, Students, VPGE
We hope your summer is going well so far. We know you’re eager to hear about plans for the next academic year and hope this message answers many of your questions. We’ll communicate as more information becomes available, and are creating a new website where you can find updates. Please be sure to...
Jul 16 2020 | VPGE News Announcement, COVID-19, Research, Stanford, Students, VPGE
The restriction on new appointments of Visiting Student Researchers, Visiting Postdoctoral Scholars, Visiting Scholars, and other nonmatriculated students, has been extended until at least January 2021, in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on campus research activities.
Jul 14 2020 | Office of the President Announcement, COVID-19, Education, Faculty, Stanford, Students
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne updates the Stanford community on news that the federal government has rescinded it July 6 guidance, now allowing international students to participate in online or in-person classes in Fall 2020 without affecting visa status.
Jul 13 2020 | VPGE News Announcement, COVID-19, Education, Research, Stanford, Students
We are writing to follow up on President Tessier-Lavigne’s message on the U.S. federal government’s modifications to its rule for international students on F-1 visas. We would like to reiterate that Stanford is firmly opposed to these misguided changes, and we are deeply concerned for the well-...