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Moderna protects against delta variant in prison outbreak

A Stanford study at a California prison found that although there were more breakthrough COVID-19 infections than before the emergence of the delta variant, vaccinated prison residents had few symptomatic cases.

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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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Stanford News Service —

Re-engineering kidney transplant exchanges

A historic and complex kidney exchange between Israel and Abu Dhabi put a spotlight on the Stanford algorithm that made it all possible.

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Health Alerts —

Planning for fall quarter

A message to the Stanford community details a wide range of planning issues for the fall quarter including vaccination requirements, Health Check, testing, international student arrivals, fall instruction, face coverings and various facilities on campus.

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Health Alerts —

Updates on COVID-19 vaccinations and Health Check

A message to the campus community addresses changes to the process for reporting vaccination status on Health Check and other steps the university is taking to prepare for more normal times ahead.

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New mental health resource guides

Need to talk to someone? A new website, poster and wallet-size card offer information on the many different mental health resources available to Stanford students.

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Sharing inspiration for self-care

In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, Cardinal at Work offers resources to support your mental well-being and invites you to a digital idea board where you can share self-care tips and get inspiration and encouragement from others. 

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New year-long sequence examines race in STEM

A new three-quarter sequence of courses provides insights from scholars around the nation on research related to race in the fields of science, technology and medicine, as well as their own lived experiences.

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Optional pre-travel testing

Dean of Students Mona Hicks and Vaden Health Services Executive Director Jim Jacobs provide information on optional, pre-travel COVID-19 testing for students who will be coming to Stanford for the first time in 2021.

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Healthy Living: Mindfulness in relationships

Melissa Fritchle, who teaches a Mindfulness in Relationships online course in the Healthy Living program, offers guidance on how to nurture healthy personal partnerships.

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