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Monday, February 1, 2021

campus life

A rainy day on campus

Tanner Christensen was among the members of the Stanford community out and about on a rainy winter day on campus. See the slideshow.

Undergraduate holding an umbrella

business

This is not a joke 

Alumnus Joel Stein reviews a new book by Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas, Humor, Seriously: Why Humor Is a Secret Weapon in Business and Life.

Illustration of telling a joke

science & technology

Landscape disruption threats

A new study finds emissions from deforestation and other land use changes contributed 25 percent of all human-caused emissions between 2001 and 2017. 

Deforestation in Scotland

Bio-X PhD Fellowship applications ETL Talk

Announcements

  • Optional Practical Training: Under a federal court ruling last week, international STEM students in the federal Optional Practical Training program will remain eligible for 24 months of training with U.S. employers. Stanford was among a group of colleges and universities joining in an amicus brief supporting the program. Learn more.
  • StanfordMed LIVE: Join Stanford Health Care CEO David Entwistle and health system leaders from Atrium Health, Johns Hopkins and UCLA for "Confronting COVID-19 and Lessons for Post-Pandemic Medicine" on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 11:15 a.m. They will share their experiences responding to the crisis, lessons learned and thoughts on building a healthier, more equitable and resilient health system in the decade ahead. Learn more.

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