Stanford researchers found that people who underwent a virtual reality experience, called “Becoming Homeless,” were more empathetic toward the homeless and more likely to sign a petition in support of affordable housing than other study participants.
During a lecture Tuesday evening, Alex Stamos, a Stanford researcher and a former chief security officer at Facebook, encouraged technology companies, researchers and the government to work together to solve cybersecurity issues.
Stanford will offer free employee-only coverage through Kaiser Permanente in 2019. Rates will increase for employees who choose plans other than Kaiser for employee-only coverage. Next year, Stanford is increasing the university contribution to employees who enroll in the Stanford Health Care Alliance plan to mitigate cost increases in the plan.