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Class of 2021: Meet the Llorin twins

Twins Liam and Jordan Llorin took different paths while at Stanford; one rides waves, the other trails. Both will graduate this month, along with their sister Hannah, BS ’19, who earned a master’s degree in human genetics and genetics counseling

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Stanford’s IDEAL initiative makes substantial progress toward goals

The campus-wide efforts to promote diversity, equity, access and inclusion have expanded significantly in the academic year 2020-21.

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Stanford 2021 Schmidt Science Fellow

Geological sciences PhD student Sandra Schachat has been selected for the fourth Schmidt Science Fellows cohort of postdoctoral fellows.

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Stanford opens a ‘smart city’ research center in Korea

The new center will provide a testbed to help academic and corporate researchers develop and deploy a new generation of physical structures and electronic technologies as prototypes for the urban environments of the 21st Century.

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Class of 2021: Meet Virginia Miller

Virginia Miller, a senior class president from Vashon Island, Washington, launched a one-woman campaign to turn campus fountains back on and revive a vital part of student life.

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CCSRE celebrates 25 years of research and teaching

As the Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity (CCSRE) celebrates its 25-year anniversary, founding director Al Camarillo and current director Jennifer DeVere Brody reflect on how race and ethnic studies has transformed at Stanford thanks to interdisciplinary collaboration and connection.

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New algorithm for modern quilting

When it comes to the art of quilting, determining the feasibility and order of steps in advanced patterns can be notoriously complicated – and frustrating. By automating that process, a new algorithm enables quilters to focus on design and creation.

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Stanford announces 2021 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards

Stanford has announced the winners of the 2021 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honoring faculty, students and staff. The winners will be publicly recognized on June 13, during the Commencement ceremony for the Senior Class of 2021.

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Stress during pregnancy doubled during pandemic

As the first shelter-in-place orders took hold in California, pregnant women reported substantially elevated depressive symptoms, potentially adversely affecting their health as well as that of their babies.

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Class of 2021: Meet John Okhiulu

In his honors thesis, an album of original poetry, music and essays titled Tributary, John Okhiulu reflects on the legacy of creative expression as a tool for African American resistance. He graduates this month with bachelor’s degrees in African and African American Studies and in human biology.

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