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Friday, October 12, 2018

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Residential education spotlighted

The Faculty Senate heard from the ResX leaders who are focused on improving residential education and from the Serra renaming committee. 

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The price of violent protests

Sociologist Robb Willer's research shows that when a protest group with wide support turns violent, perceptions of its reasonableness change too.  

Robb Willer

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Moving to opioid abuse areas

Matthew Gentzkow and Heidi Williams have shown that people who move to areas with higher rates of prescription opioid abuse begin abusing at higher rates themselves.

Matthew Gentzkow and Heidi Williams

The Dish

The Kofi Annan Foundation has tapped four FREEMAN SPOGLI INSTITUTE scholars to shed light on the role of technology in elections worldwide.

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  • Notes from the Quad: In a new blog post called "Reflecting on Tuesday's White Plaza events," Susie Brubaker-Cole, vice provost for student affairs, and Lauren Schoenthaler, senior associate vice provost for institutional equity and access, write about respectful engagement in a community that supports both inclusivity and the free expression of ideas. Read the post.

Women in Technology meeting Stanford ChEM-H clinical research funding

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