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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Science & Technology

Challenges to reproducibility

Bigger datasets and complex workflows are making it harder for researchers to reproduce experimental results – a key part of the scientific process.


University Affairs

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New trustee named

Alumna Katharine “Kate” Duhamel, founder and creative director of CandyBomber Productions, has been elected to the Stanford Board of Trustees.

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The Dish

MATT ANDERSON and DAVID JESSEN have been awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships for their academic and athletic achievements at Stanford.

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  • Annual Academic Council Meeting 2020: The 2019-20 Annual Meeting of the Academic Council will be held today, Thursday, May 21, beginning at 3:15 p.m. The meeting will take place via livestream. All members of the Stanford community are invited to attend. SUNet ID required. Learn more.
  • Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil: The Stanford community is invited to join a livestream Memorial Day vigil honoring alumni who died while serving in the U.S. military – from the Spanish American War to the present. Stanford military veterans – students, fellows and faculty – will read aloud the names of alumni whose sacrifice is honored on plaques in Memorial Auditorium and in Memorial Court, followed by a moment of silence. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 25. The Zoom link can be found here, and the password is SFVigil.
  • Stanford Continuing Studies is offering new, expanded online offerings this summer. Choose from more than 100 courses in a virtual format (live classes) or an online format (on-demand content; optional live classes). All courses are STAP fund-eligible and select courses are eligible for BeWell Berries. Summer registration is underway, and most courses start the week of June 22. Learn more.

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