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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Accelerating Stanford's impact


Initiatives that arose out of the university’s Long-Range Vision have been making progress toward the goal of accelerating Stanford's impact in the world. That includes launching new programs to address urgent challenges and expanding our excellence in research and education. Learn more.

Teaching & Students

A computerized, ethical society

Faculty in the Department of Computer Science aim to develop and “embed” moral problem-solving exercises into the computer science curriculum.

Ethics in CS

Health & Medicine

Race, ethnicity and ancestry

Alice Popejoy, a postdoctoral scholar who studies biomedical data sciences, speaks to the role – and pitfalls – of race, ethnicity and ancestry in research.

Race, ethnicity and ancestry

The Dish

The JOHN S. KNIGHT JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIPS has named 11 journalists, technologists and community leaders as JSK Community Impact Fellows for 2020-21.

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  • Faculty Senate: The steering committee of the Faculty Senate will convene in administrative session on Thursday, Aug. 27, to discuss adjustments to the special registration status policy and transfer credit policy for the 2020-21 academic year. Both requests are being made in response to COVID-19. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. via Zoom. Discussion is limited to members of the steering committee, but members of the Stanford community may request to register for the Zoom meeting by contacting Adrienne Emory, at
  • Parking permits: Parking permits for the 2020-21 academic year are now available for commuters and residents needing to park on the main campus or at Stanford Redwood City. Learn more.

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