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California’s drought

Stanford water experts discuss lessons learned from previous droughts, imperatives for infrastructure investment and pathways for the state to achieve dramatically better conservation and reuse of its most precious resource.

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New Multicultural Alumni Hall of Fame members

The award honors alumni with histories of distinguished service to their communities and to society at large.

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Loved ones honor the life of Donald Kennedy, former Stanford president who helped transform university

Family, friends and former colleagues among those honoring Donald Kennedy, Stanford’s eighth president, at a celebration of life in Stanford Memorial Church on Sunday.

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To foil fake news, focus on infectiousness

New research on the ways fake news spreads via social media refines conventional wisdom and offers potential solutions to a vexing problem.

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Stanford offers hybrid college courses to high schoolers to expand pathways to higher ed

A new university office joins with the National Education Equity Lab to deliver dual-credit Stanford courses to underserved students nationwide.

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Stanford’s new vice provost for digital education on innovating for educational equity

Matthew Rascoff, vice provost for digital education, talks about the newly created office that will marshal Stanford’s teaching and learning expertise and technological capabilities to reach students who have been historically underserved by higher education.

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Host of events mark Stanford’s first Democracy Day on Nov. 2 – Election Day

Democracy Day is the name given to the academic holiday championed by students and approved by the Faculty Senate in June as a day for civic engagement.

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Bass Fellows in Undergraduate Education announced

Stanford’s Bass University Fellows in Undergraduate Education Program recognizes faculty for extraordinary contributions to undergraduate education. Provost Persis Drell announced the eight faculty members who have been appointed or reappointed as 2021 Bass University Fellows during the Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday.

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Plans for proposed institute on the study of race, ethnicity and society move forward

Provost Persis Drell told the Faculty Senate Thursday that a committee has been charged with developing recommendations for a process to create a new institute on the study of race, ethnicity and society. The Faculty Senate also heard updates on the university’s response to COVID-19 and the state of graduate education and postdoctoral affairs, among other topics.

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Stanford deepens history of supporting local students’ mental health

For decades, Stanford has engaged in school and community collaborations that support positive youth development, including efforts focusing on mental health and well-being.

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