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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Mobilizing to fight COVID-19

Collage of Stanford researchers

In just a few short weeks, researchers in disciplines ranging from biology and medicine to engineering and economics have marshaled resources and expertise to understand, track, stall and fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet them.

Law & policy

Project on a Healthy Election

The Law School and MIT have launched the Project on a Healthy Election  to address the threat that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to the 2020 election.

Face mask with I voted

science & technology

Noisy neurons

The ability to make fine visual discriminations between two stimuli runs up against a natural barrier created by large groups of “noisy” neurons. 

Neuron illustration

The Dish

GEORGE SHULTZ and JOHN TAYLOR discuss their newly released book from Hoover Institution Press, Choose Economic Freedom: Enduring Policy Lessons from the 1970s and 1980s.

Earth Day Event COVID-19 Feat Topics for transport


  • Transportation updates: As of April 1, the Stanford Commute Club's Clean Air Cash program and the Escondido Village Graduate Residences Car Free Club have been suspended. Read about these and other changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant decline in the number of residents on campus.
  • COVID and health policy: On April 21, the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research is sponsoring a virtual associates meeting on “The Coronavirus Pandemic and U.S. Health Policy." The meeting will address the effect that COVID-19 is likely to have on U.S. health policy in the months ahead and after the 2020 presidential election. Learn more.

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