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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Social Sciences

Prop 16 and affirmative action

Anthony Lising Antonio talks about Prop 16 and what it would mean for considering race, gender and ethnicity in admissions and contracting decisions.

Anthony Lising Antonio

Social Sciences

Examining lockdown policies

Economist Matthew Gentzkow and his colleagues found that social distancing behaviors clearly matter in terms of reducing mortality and infection rates.

Matthew Gentzkow

Social Sciences

Older people are doing alright

Despite being most at risk when contracting COVID-19, older people report better emotional well-being than younger people, says Laura Carstensen.

Laura Carstensen

Faculty Child Care Assistance TAP Seasonal Shakes


  • AlertSU test: On Thursday, Oct. 29, at about 12:05 p.m., Stanford will conduct its annual test of the campus AlertSU system. An alert message will be sent via email to the Stanford community. The test will also include activation of the outdoor warning system, which will sound an audible tone for approximately 30 seconds. Learn more.
  • Election support website:  A new website features events, courses, resources and other materials designed to help Stanford students, staff and faculty navigate a difficult election season. Learn more.

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