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Friday, August 21, 2020

teaching & students

Going viral, giving back

Alyssa Farrow rocked the Twitterverse when she announced she'd graduated from Stanford. Then The Ellen DeGeneres Show called.

Alyssa Farrow

social sciences

How to get started saving

Give people a number — any number — and the mere suggestion of a contribution amount can boost participation in workplace retirement plans.

Nest egg illustration


Historian Mark Mancall has died

Historian Mark Mancall shaped the lives of generations of students through research, teaching and mentorship. He has died at 87.

Mark Mancall

Health Alerts

COVID-19 surveillance testing for autumn quarter

Stanford leaders have written to the university community to describe the COVID-19 testing plan that has been developed for those who will be on campus during the autumn quarter.

The Dish

ROBERT BYER is the first-ever recipient of new award for contributions to laser science and technology.

Robert Byer

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  • Community Hour: Tracy Smith, U.S. Poet Laureate, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and director of Princeton's Program in Creative Writing, will be the guest on the Community Hour on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. Hosted by historian Allyson Hobbs, the Community Hour encourages conversations about racial injustice and seeks belonging and togetherness during these chaotic times. Learn more.

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