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Friday, February 5, 2021

How to depolarize America

Larry Diamond and James Fishkin

Larry Diamond and James Fishkin are refining Deliberative Polling, a method of informed and moderated discussion that transcends partisan identities. It can lead to a depolarized and more democratic society, according to research. Read more

teaching & students

Introducing neighborhoods

Beginning fall 2021, undergraduates will live in residential neighborhoods that support lasting friendships and community-building. 

Branner Hall

teaching & students

From jail to Stanford

Transfer student Jason Spyres was sitting in an Illinois prison cell when he saw an inspiring TV interview with a Stanford admissions officer.

The Dish

The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research has created a new faculty fellow position in honor of GEORGE SHULTZ. 

Bio-X PhD Fellowship applications WHWLYS: opening weeks


  • Community engagement funding: The Office of Community Engagement is providing funding grants, ranging from $15,000 to $40,000, to support research and educational engagement that furthers Stanford’s public service mission in the region. This initial round of funding seeks to deepen the work of engagement hubs in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties responding to COVID-19 pandemic impacts. If you have an existing or proposed project that involves community partners working on regional pandemic response, complete this interest form by Friday, Feb. 12, at 5 p.m.
  • Cardinal Key: Cardinal Key is now available for Stanford Mobile on iOS. Learn how to enable Cardinal Key for iOS and simplify your login experience by following the instructions on the UIT website.

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