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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Social Sciences

How segregated are we?

Economists Matthew Gentzkow and Susan Athey have used a new way of measuring segregation that can provide clues to combatting its negative effects.

Susan Athey and Matthew Gentzkow

Science & Technology

Exploring India's sugar industry

Researchers analyzed the food, water and energy challenges that arise from India's sugar industry and how the political economy drives those challenges.

Sugar cane

Science & Technology

Beamline aids COVID-19 research

SLAC scientists are deploying a state-of-the-art X-ray crystallography facility to study biological molecules related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

X-ray beamline

The Dish

Historian NORMAN NAIMARK has been honored with the 2020 Norris and Carol Hundley Award 

Stanford MLA Stanford Libraries: Gear Up for Research


  • Jordan Hall renaming: The Advisory Committee on Renaming Jordan Hall and Removing the Statue of Louis Agassiz will hold an open town hall meeting for input from the community on Monday, Aug. 10, at 10 a.m. Information about the committee’s charge and process is available here. All attendees must register to receive the Zoom information. Anyone who would like to provide input to the committee is encouraged to do so. Speakers must register in advance and will be limited to three minutes. Register here.

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