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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

University Affairs

Bass tour on trustee agenda

The Stanford trustees took action on construction projects, discussed investment responsibility and ResX and toured the new Bass Biology Building.

Bass biology building

campus life

Drell lecturer urges cooperation

Drell Lecturer Alex Stamos, a Stanford researcher and former Facebook security chief, said tech companies, researchers and the government must cooperate to solve cybersecurity issues. 

Alex Stamos

health & Medicine

High school concussion study

Three Bay Area high school football teams are collaborating with scientists to understand how hits to the head cause concussions in young players.

Research assistant William Nehring hands mouthguard to Menlo School sophomore J.P. McKenney (Paul Sakuma)

science & technology

Explaining glacier flow

A new method for observing water in ice may explain the behavior of some Greenland glaciers and help predict sea-level rise.

Store Glacier in Greenland by Sean Peters

The Dish

STANFORD MEDICINE's first LGBTQ+ Forum emphasized support for LGBTQ+ individuals at the School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children's Health. 

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  • Staff survey: Be sure to take 15 to 20 minutes to participate in the Staff Engagement Survey. The survey, which focuses on the Stanford staff experience, is open through Oct. 26. Results will be used to help university leaders and managers plan future actions. Learn more at Cardinal at Work.
  • Franklin Lecture: Artist El Anatsui will be in conversation with Sylvester Ogechie, professor of art history at UC Santa Barbara, today, Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 6 p.m. in Bing Concert Hall. This is the 2018 Ruth K. Franklin Lecture on the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. Learn more

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