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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

University affairs

Stanford issues update on COVID-19

In a letter to the university community, Russell Furr, associate vice provost for Environmental Health and Safety, outlines planning in response to the rapidly evolving events surrounding COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus.

science & technology

How the brain trains muscles

A new neurological study suggests that learning might be influenced by visualizing an action in the moments just before it takes place.

Man golfing

Health & Medicine

Screening for hepatitis C

A task force chaired by Douglas Owens, director of Stanford's Center for Health Policy, recommends screening all adults 18 to 79 for the hepatitis C virus.

Hep C test vial

The Dish

Stanford internal medicine physician ERIC STRONG has a unique side gig as a YouTube star.

Bio-X course/seminar series enrollment rental housing available -fsh


  • Faculty Senate: At its meeting on Thursday, March 5, the Faculty Senate will assemble into small groups to discuss proposals designed to revitalize undergraduate education: The Future of the Major and The First-Year Experience. The senate will hear an update on the work of the Committee on Undergraduate Standards and Policies to transform the two proposals into legislation. The meeting begins at 3:15 p.m. and will be held at the Faculty Club. Guest seating will be limited. For more information, contact Adrienne Emory.

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