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Wednesday, April 7, 2021

University Affairs

Leadership roles announced

Provost Persis Drell announced several new appointments focused on advancing equity and inclusion, community and digital education.

Leadership appointments

Science & Technology

An artful study of leaves

Researchers tracked 20,000 cells to learn how they coordinate to build a leaf. Collaboration with a visual artist added additional dimensions to the work.

Development of leaves

University Affairs

Affordability plans in action

A suite of affordability-related programs and services were implemented in 2020 and new programs are being implemented in 2021.


The Dish

Stanford Natural Capital Project hydrologist RAFAEL SCHMITT has won the 2021 Aspen Institute Italia Award for collaboration and scientific research between Italy and the United States.

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  • Faculty Senate: At the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 8, senators will hear an interim report from the Planning and Policy Board Subcommittee on Campus Climate. The meeting will be followed by an executive session. The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. via Zoom. Discussion is limited to members of the senate, but members of the Stanford community who wish to observe the meeting may contact Adrienne Emory at

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