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Friday, April 30, 2021

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Calendar Year Triple Crown

Sammy Potter and Jackson Parell, ’22, are hiking the Pacific Crest, Appalachian and Continental Divide trails in one year — a rare feat only nine have done.

Sammy Potter and Jackson Parell

Health & Medicine

Part of the solution

Tamara Dunn is among the Stanford physicians who are sharing why they got the COVID-19 vaccine in a new video series from Stanford Medicine. 

Tamara Dunn

health alerts

COVID-19 testing protocols updated

The prevalence of COVID-19 in the area has remained low over the last several weeks, and the percentage of positive results in the university's testing programs also has been low. As a result, Stanford has updated its COVID-19 surveillance testing program requirements.

The Dish

Eight Stanford scientists are among a group of PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCHERS being honored by the American Association for Cancer Research.

Stanford Bio-X Seminar New Career Launch Fellowships


  • Athletic attendance: Beginning May 1, Stanford Athletics is permitted to invite spectators beyond Stanford students and guests of participating student-athletes up to 25 percent capacity at select outdoor venues. As a result, Stanford Athletics will be able to accommodate more fans at venues with large seating capacities, including Sunken Diamond (baseball) and Stanford Stadium (football, lacrosse). Learn more, and Go Cardinal.
  • Vaccinations available: All Stanford employees and students who are unvaccinated are encouraged to visit one of Stanford Health Care’s vaccination sites for a first-dose vaccination through Saturday, May 1. You may be accompanied by family members aged 18 and over, regardless of their health benefits, for vaccination at the same time. Learn more.
  • Heathers: The Musical: Ram's Head Theatrical Society presents a livestream performance of Heathers: The Musical May 13 to 15. Heathers is a satirical take on the cultural norms of high school, following the protagonist Veronica Sawyer through a glittery, dark and murderous senior year. Learn more.

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