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The future of allergy diagnosis

A new device that can quickly isolate allergen-reactive white blood cells using microfluidics and magnets could one day help replace today's slow and painful skin tests and oral food challenges.

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Creative writing course explores the overlap of science and art at Hopkins Marine Station

Students in this course combine creative writing and science, discussing their texts in group workshops and gaining immersive writing experience through a trip to Hopkins Marine Station.

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Stanford provost presents 2022-23 budget plan to Faculty Senate

At Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting, senators heard the provost’s annual budget presentation as well as a presentation from the Committee on the University Press.

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How to prototype: Students make five unique chairs at the d.school

Physical prototyping is an important part of the creative process. It provides a wide range of solutions for designers to explore. In a Stanford d.school class called Creative Gym, students practiced their prototyping skills by creating five unique chairs using different types of materials.

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Four questions for Desiree LaBeaud

The Stanford epidemiologist reacts to recent news about the effects of plastic on human health.

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Tracking COVID infections through wastewater

Civil and environmental engineering Professor Alexandria Boehm discusses the system her team developed for monitoring COVID-19’s prevalence on campus, collaboration with public health officers, and the great promise that wastewater monitoring holds for anticipating the spread of other diseases.

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Interdisciplinary course applies physical science methods to art conservation

An interdisciplinary course combining art, archaeology, and physics encourages students to look at cultural heritage objects through the lens of science and quantitative reasoning. The instructors hope to inspire careers in art conservation and archaeological science.

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Ken Hsu wins 2022 Amy J. Blue Award

The director of the Graduate Life Office is recognized for his leadership and unwavering commitment to the lives of Stanford students.

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Susan Taylor wins 2022 Amy J. Blue Award

One of three winners of this year's award, Taylor is honored for her many contributions in her nearly 50 years at Stanford, most recently as the finance manager in the Department of Economics.

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May-Ling Kuo Gonzales wins 2022 Amy J. Blue Award

One of three winners of this year's award, May-Ling will be recognized for her work connecting the university to alumni at a ceremony on May 18.

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