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Friday, March 19, 2021

It's been a year apart

COVID-19 face mask

Today, March 19, marks the one-year anniversary of California's stay-at-home order. Despite a year apart, the Stanford community persevered and contributed to the pandemic effort in meaningful ways. See the video.

University affairs

Supporting our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander community

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne expresses support for our Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander community in light of the Atlanta attacks that took the lives of eight people, including six women of Asian descent.

health alerts

University's COVID-19 travel policy updated

California continues to discourage non-essential travel amid the pandemic. For those who do travel, Stanford has updated its policy in regards to traveling more than 150 miles from Santa Clara or San Mateo counties.   

science & technology

Silica breakthrough surprise

When graduate student Jenny Knoll witnessed the signs of self-cooling in her silica fiber experiments, she ran the tests again, and again and again.

Jenny Knoll

HAI event on Intelligence Augmentation Humanities Research Workshops


  • Message of support: The Asian Staff Forum and the Filipino American Community at Stanford have issued a message of support for the Asian and Asian American community that lists support services, resources and ways to help. Read the message
  • Cardinal Key: Between now and September 2021, University IT will be asking all university employees to join the 6,000 faculty and staff who are already using Cardinal Key. Learn more.

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Center for Population Health Sciences Zoom conversation with Lauren Oyler

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