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How citizens become agents of environmental change

Some programs work better than others when it comes to involving citizens in preserving the environment. After reviewing those that worked, Stanford researchers propose a blueprint for how others can educate people to maximize their impact.

AI and gene-editing pioneers to discuss ethics

Two pioneering scientists who transformed the fields of artificial intelligence and gene editing discuss the impacts of their technologies and the ethics of scientific discovery leading up to a public talk later this month.

Faculty Senate discusses AAU Campus Climate Survey, GUP, Emeriti Council report

The Faculty Senate on Thursday heard a report on the 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct at Stanford. The senate also heard a presentation by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne regarding Stanford’s decision to withdraw its application for a General Use Permit and a report from the Emeriti Council.

Introductory seminar shoots for the stars

A freshman course takes students through the process of designing a space mission, ending with a presentation of their own mission designs to NASA scientists.