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Thursday, April 2, 2020

science & technology

Expanding COVID-19 research

Stanford is looking to expand the biosafety level 3 facility on campus where researchers can work with the virus that causes COVID-19.

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faculty & staff

Tales from our home offices

Scattered staff members are helping keep Stanford operational from afar and discovering or inventing new ways to communicate and interact. 

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faculty & staff

7 tips for coronavirus coping

BeWell Coach Elizabeth Skolnik offers seven tips for coping with the challenges and opportunities of sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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  • Conversation with the President and Provost: Join President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell for a Zoom conversation with the Stanford community about the university's response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday, April 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. The president and provost will provide an update on current planning and answer questions from the community. A Zoom webinar link (requires SUNet ID) will be posted prior to the event. Learn more.
  • Campus Bike Shop: The Campus Bike Shop in Tresidder Memorial Union has reopened. Designated an "essential business," the shop brings back its 10 full-time staffers for regular hours with special discounts. Learn more
  • The Decameron discussionJoin a Zoom session from 10:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 5, of The Decameron, the 14th-century masterpiece that takes place as the plague ravages Florence, Italy. Robert Harrison, professor of French and Italian, will discuss what the book says to us today. Members of the Stanford community can join at To be discussed: II, 5; III, 1 and 10; IV, 5; V, 9; and VI, 1. A free, online version of The Decameron can be read here.

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