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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

science & technology

Food security pandemic threats

COVID-19 could contribute to making it harder for people to access food, according to David Lobell of the Center on Food Security and the Environment.


science & technology

Wireless car recharging

Engineers have demonstrated a practical way to use magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots or even drones.

Highway at night

Social sciences

Veil of darkness

A study of alleged racial profiling during traffic stops finds that blacks are less likely to be stopped after sunset, when “a veil of darkness” masks their race.

Man in dark car

The Dish

Physician RONALD GIBBS asks what if George Washington had been shot during the Revolutionary War?

Face covering required on Marguerite FSH Rentals


  • Faculty SenateAt its May 7 meeting, the Faculty Senate will consider legislative proposals to revitalize undergraduate education at Stanford through a common intellectual experience for first-year students and a new approach to the undergraduate major. 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 may request to register for the Zoom session by contacting Adrienne Emory.
  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Recreation and Wellness is collecting wellness resources to help members of the campus community to stay connected. The Well-Being A-Z Toolkit provides tips to support mental health. Learn more about wellness resources and activities.

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