Stories published in 2020

Stanford Today —

Reimagining mental healthcare from the ground up

After being inspired by a Stanford course, four undergraduates teamed up to tackle important deficiencies in mental healthcare while expanding access and reducing costs.

At Stanford 2020: Year in review

Looking back at what has been a turbulent year, the Stanford community has found new ways to come together to learn and to work, while also advancing research to address problems posed by the pandemic.

Breaking barriers: Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

On Jan. 20, Kamala Harris will be sworn in as Vice President of the United States, making her the first woman, and the first Black and South Asian person, to hold this position. Here, Stanford scholars reflect on this historic milestone.

Stanford Today —

Stanford French Professor Ralph Hester dies

Hester, who co-authored a widely used French college textbook, was dedicated to promoting French Studies in interdisciplinary contexts.