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Stanford Engineering —

The future of coastal erosion

By studying the chemical secrets locked in coastal rocks, geoscientist Jane Willenbring says, we can tell what coastlines looked like a thousand years ago and predict how far they’ll retreat in the future.

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment —

Support for boundless innovation

Interdisciplinary research teams will convert plastic into food, grow self-fertilizing crops, equip law enforcement to stop illegal deforestation, and more with grants from the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.

Stanford Law School —

Extended labor unrest

Stanford Law’s William Gould weighs in on the United Auto Workers strike: “The parties are far apart. I would expect the strike to build and last weeks, perhaps months.”

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Rethinking social media’s role in polarization

An unusual research collaboration between more than 25 academics and the platform Meta tracked tens of thousands of Facebook and Instagram users during the 2020 election cycle. Their surprising finding? Altering users’ feeds didn’t significantly affect their political attitudes.

Human-driven mass extinction is eliminating entire genera

A new analysis of mass extinction at the genus level, from researchers at Stanford and the National Autonomous University of Mexico, finds a “mutilation of the tree of life” with massive potential harms to human society.

Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Public speaking on the fly

Improv theater experts Dan Klein and Adam Tobin share their tips for keeping your cool in spur-of-the-moment speaking situations on this episode of Think Fast, Talk Smart.

STANFORD magazine —

Beyond student council

Meet Sathvik Nori, ’25, the youngest person ever elected to the Sequoia Union High School District board of trustees. Nine months into his four-year term, the CS major has adjusted to life as a full-time student with a part-time public service career.

Stanford HAI —

Coding art

A new tool powered by a large language model makes it easier for generative artists to create and edit with precision.

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment —

Tracking a potent climate threat

Stanford researchers are working across disciplines to create low-cost sensors that can measure methane emissions in humid tropical environments.