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Building a robust rural community on campus

The Haas Center and the Bill Lane Center for the American West are working together to expand awareness of rural issues and increase geographic diversity at Stanford.

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Stanford juniors named 2022 Truman Scholars

The students will receive Truman Scholarships, which provide support to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in public service.

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Translating the stories of women who changed history

Students in Second-Year Spanish: Cultural Emphasis sharpened their skills by translating the stories of 26 remarkable women's lives, making a PBS documentary series accessible for Spanish speakers in time for Women's History Month.

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Zeena Khazendar awarded Newman Civic Fellowship

Zeena Khazendar has been selected as a 2022-23 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for her work to advance global health access and outcomes.

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Community organizing scholar Marshall Ganz is 2022 Haas Center Distinguished Visitor

Marshall Ganz, a prominent thought leader on public narrative and community organizing, will be in residence at Stanford and will deliver the Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture on January 12. Since its inception, the Distinguished Visitor program has brought to campus prominent individuals whose lives and careers have had significant public impact.  

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Scholars in Service advance solutions to social issues

Through the Scholars in Service program, faculty will advance new evidence-based solutions to address disparities made worse by COVID-19.

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Professor David Cohen awarded Roland Volunteer Service Prize

Stanford Professor David Cohen, who directs the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has been awarded the 2021 Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize for involving students in integrating academic scholarship with service to society.

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Stanford Law School professor Juliet M. Brodie named faculty director of the Haas Center

Juliet Brodie, professor of law and director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic, will become faculty director of the Haas Center for Public Service in fall 2021.

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Junior Megha Parwani honored for democracy-building efforts

Megha Parwani has been selected as a 2021-22 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for her work to strengthen civil dialogue, civic engagement and democracy-building, particularly among young people.

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New Rural Family Pods connect Stanford students with similar backgrounds

A place for incoming rural students to connect with classmates who share their experiences, Rural Family Pods help build community at Stanford.

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