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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Social Sciences

U.S. leads in polarization

Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow finds that negative sentiment between U.S. political parties has grown faster and larger compared to other nations.

Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow

Science & Technology

Setting fires to avoid fires

A new study from Stanford Earth highlights ways of overcoming barriers to prescribed burns and offers solutions for wildfire-ravaged landscapes.

prescribed burns

teaching & students

Physics teacher turned 'car guy'

Once a physics teacher in the Navy, Stanford doctoral student John Alsterda is now developing a new emergency avoidance controller for self-driving cars.

From Navy to Stanford

Bio-X Seed Grants applications Artist's Salon feat. Patricia Alessandrini

Announcements

  • Faculty Senate: The Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, will include a presentation and discussion on the AAU 2019 Survey on Sexual Assault and Harassment by Provost Persis Drell and representatives from the Associated Students of Stanford University. The senate meeting begins at 3:15 p.m. in Room 180 of the Law School. Discussion is limited to members of the senate, but members of the Stanford community may request to attend the meeting by contacting the Academic Secretary’s Office at 724-7863 or by emailing Adrienne Emory, assistant academic secretary.

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