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Thursday, October 18, 2018

social sciences

VR helps people feel empathy

People who underwent a virtual reality experience, called "Becoming Homeless," were more empathetic toward the homeless, researchers found.

university affairs

Stanford RWC campus update

Chris Bright, campus director for Stanford Redwood City, provides updates on progress at the new campus and on the mid-March move-in for staff.

Chris Bright


Breakthrough Prize awarded

Research scientist Aron Wall has won a Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for work applying theoretical physics to the investigation of spacetime. 

Black hole by Getty Images

The Dish

As she celebrates one year as vice provost for student affairs, SUSIE BRUBAKER-COLE shares what matters to her and why.

Susie Brubaker-Cole

Stanford Health Care Alliance Bio-X undergrad program ad


  • AlertSU test notification: Today, Thursday, Oct. 18, between noon and 12:30 p.m., Stanford will conduct its annual test of the campus AlertSU system. Alert messages will be sent via text message and email to the Stanford community. The test also includes the activation of the outdoor siren system and VoIP speaker phones. Learn more.
  • UIT's new direction: The current e-newsletter for Stanford UIT explains the division's redesigned organizational structure, which went into effect Oct. 1. Learn more.  

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