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Stanford trustees express gratitude for campus pandemic response

In a series of remote meetings this week, the Stanford Board of Trustees, chaired by Jeff Raikes, discussed the ongoing pandemic, new construction, the university’s engagement with the external world and Long-Range Vision progress.

A look inside Stanford’s expanded Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) lab

University photographer Andrew Brodhead takes us inside Stanford’s expanded Biosafety Level 3 (BSL3) lab. This type of lab is capable of handling microbes that can cause serious or potentially lethal disease through inhalation, such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19.

Stanford Campus Conversation stresses pandemic perseverance

During Monday’s Campus Conversation, the president and provost encouraged perseverance in light of a COVID-19 surge as they updated the Stanford community on pandemic responses, winter quarter plans and efforts to advance diversity and inclusion.

Faculty Senate condemns COVID-19 actions of Hoover’s Scott Atlas

In its last meeting of the autumn quarter, the Stanford Faculty Senate condemned the COVID-19-related actions of Hoover senior fellow and presidential adviser Scott Atlas. The Faculty Senate also approved a new policy on Open Access to make scholarly works more widely available.