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Friday, May 22, 2020

University affairs

School enhances climate, sustainability impact

In his address to the Academic Council President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced a Stanford school focused on climate and sustainability that will help the university address the urgent challenges facing the planet.


university affairs

Long-Range Vision update

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne shared with the Academic Council the Long-Range Vision’s role in Stanford’s effort to address the global pandemic.

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne

humanities

Tuning in to philosophy

With the 500th episode of Philosophy Talk approaching, John Perry and Joshua Landy reflect on how philosophy can help during turbulent times.

Philosophy Talk

Campus Life

Sheltering at Stanford

Stanford magazine talked to international students — including senior Nesrine Mbarek — about what the stay at home orders have meant for them.

Nesrine Mbarek

FSH Rentals COVID-19 medical education resources

Announcements

  • Stanford Report schedule: Stanford Report will be off on Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day. We'll be back in your mailbox first thing on Tuesday, May 26.
  • Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil: The Stanford community is invited to join a livestream Memorial Day vigil honoring alumni who died while serving in the U.S. military — from the Spanish American War to the present. Stanford military veterans — students, fellows and faculty — will read aloud the names of alumni whose sacrifice is honored on plaques in Memorial Auditorium and in Memorial Court, followed by a moment of silence. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 25. The Zoom link can be found here, and the password is SFVigil.
  • Techie Festival Virtual Learning Fair: UIT Technology Training is kicking off the 12th Annual Techie Festival with free virtual training sessions on June 4 and 5. Learn more.

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