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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Teaching & students

How disease shapes history

Students in Erin Mordecai's seminar explored how vector-borne diseases have influenced history, finding marginalized communities are most affected.

Erin Mordecai

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science & technology

Can AI map our moods?

Computational social scientist Johannes Eichstaedt's study about how AI can map mood swings could spark worries about social media's use in marketing.

Johannes Eichstädt

Stanford Continuing Studies course Bio-X PhD Fellowship applications


  • Faculty Senate: At the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, senators will consider a report on Autumn Degree Conferrals, vote on an Extension of COVID-19 Administrative Session Legislation, hear a presentation on the Hoover Institution by Director Condoleezza Rice and hear a presentation and vote on two admissions proposals from the Policy and Planning Board. The meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m. via Zoom. Discussion is limited to members of the senate, but members of the Stanford community who wish to observe the meeting may contact Adrienne Emory at
  • New Vanity URL platform: UIT’s new Vanity URL service provides more flexibility, enhanced security and improved performance for creating and managing custom Stanford URLs to redirect your website traffic. Learn more.

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