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Thursday, December 10, 2020

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Pandemic response praised

“Enormous gratitude and appreciation” were the words trustee chair Jeff Raikes used to recognize the pandemic efforts of the Stanford community.

Jeff Raikes

Health & medicine

Smartwatch detects infection

Stanford Medicine scientists have devised a smartwatch-based “alarm system” that goes off when it detects signs of infection.

Illustration of smartwatch

science & technology 

Autonomous trust

Engineers investigated how people’s moods might affect their trust of autonomous products, such as smart speakers. It’s a complicated relationship.

Woman with smart speaker

The Dish

The SCHWARZMAN SCHOLARS program has selected four people with Stanford affiliations to join its Class of 2022.

Schwarzman Scholarships

HRC Stanford Libraries: Winter Break Hours


  • Safety report: The Department of Public Safety has published the 2020 Safety, Security and Fire Report. The report contains helpful safety and emergency response information, as well as campus crime statistics for the years 2017-2019. Learn more.
  • Report of the President: The Report of the President includes Academic Council Professoriate appointments, promotions and reappointments that were reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Academic Council on Sept. 8, Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 27 and Nov. 10, 2020, and were approved by the president. Read more.

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