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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Law & Policy

Q&A: Guns and the law

Law professor and expert in gun law John J. Donohue III discusses recent mass shootings, gun violence and the state of gun regulation in the U.S.

Flowers and candles at a memorial/Getty Images

AWARDS

Breakthrough Prize awarded

Visiting professor Daniel Freedman has been awarded a Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for his groundbreaking work on a theory of quantum gravity.

Daniel Freedman talking /Photo courtesy of Miriam Freedman

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

How can robots land like birds?

Stanford researchers explored whether birds can find sure footing on Teflon-coated perches. The answer may help them make better robots.

Parakeet standing on a wooden perch/ Photo: Kurt Hickman

The Dish

EATING HEALTHIER: Stanford Magazine caught up with chef Jess Dang, ’03, recently and asked her for some practical cooking tips for beginners.


Josiah McElheny: Island Universe Social innovation Review Conference

Announcements

  • SUBMIT TUITION GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATIONS: Eligible employees who have a dependent child entering or returning to college to earn an undergraduate degree can submit a Tuition Grant Program (TGP) application for the 2019/2020 academic year. Even though applications are accepted throughout the year, it is best to submit as soon as possible to receive a TGP authorization letter before your child's college classes start. Learn more about TGP and complete your application online. Read more.

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