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The Periphery, a new podcast produced by students at @StanfordLaw, aims to democratize and diversify tech discourse.
"I chose Stanford because of the community. Everyone is super friendly and many distinct backgrounds are linked together here, and they mingle really well." Meet Leo Andrade and Spencer Wallace, #Stanford2025 ⚽️⏰
Campus came alive last week as the largest incoming undergraduate class in school history moved in and completed New Student Orientation. Welcome, #Stanford2025!
"It just feels like campus is back. It's alive again." Meet Julia Kao-Sowa, '25, and Alawab Aldulimy, '24 🏕
Exciting news! The Organization of Biological Field Stations @OBFSFieldBio has just announced that Jasper Ridge has been awarded the 2021 OBFS Human Diversity Award! (1/n) Thread below describing the award! obfs.org/human-diversit…
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"I took a gap year, and I never was able to visit campus because I saved all my college visits for admit weekends and those all got canceled. So being here has kind of been two years in the making. It's a dream come true." Meet Naima Patel, #Stanford2025 🌴
A first-of-its-kind review of the so-called blue foods sector reveals challenges and opportunities for creating a healthier, more sustainable, equitable and resilient global food system. stanford.io/2XxvZzg
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne welcomed new first-year and transfer students and their families to Stanford at the 131st Opening Convocation Ceremony, the formal inauguration of the academic year. 📸: Andrew BrodheadR
Assistant professor Vedika Khemani has been awarded a New Horizons in Physics Prize (@brkthroughprize) for her work on "time crystals" – a new non-equilibrium phase of matter. stanford.io/3nLF5n5
"If you can't do the small things right, you're not going to do the big things right." Meet Stanford senior Nick Hakes: honky-tonk enthusiast, philosophy major, aspiring military trauma surgeon. 📽:@StanfordAlumniix
Moremi Mabogunje, a local community college student, spent the summer working with (poison) frog friends in Prof. @alaurenoconnell's organismal biology lab. Applications for @StanfordBrain's 2022 NeURO fellowship open in the fall: stanford.io/3E2ik3E 📸: Andrew BrodheadU
.@StanfordBrain researchers took normal adult mice and turned them into "super-learners."
"We need to change the very operating system of how technology products get developed, distributed and used by millions and even billions of people. The way we do that is to activate the agency not merely of builders of technology but of users and citizens as well." -@robreich
Bioengineers have developed an efficient, multi-purpose, mini CRISPR system that can delete, activate and edit genetic code. Its diminutive size should make it easier to deliver into human cells, tissues and the body for gene therapy. stanford.io/38EVUHo
Wild radishes fend off caterpillars using "on-demand" anti-predator gene expression. stanford.io/3zB2pqH
Key ideas and proposals from an agreement between the hydropower industry and environmental community, facilitated through a @StanfordWoods Uncommon Dialogue, have been included in the $1 trillion infrastructure package adopted by the U.S. Senate. stanford.io/3DyjpAa
.@StanfordMed’s Yvonne Maldonado, MD, answers @wkamaubell’s questions about COVID-19 vaccines. 👇twitter.com/wkamaubell/sta…c
John McCarthy, a towering figure in computer science at Stanford most of his professional life, created the term #AI "on the basis of the conjecture that ... [any] feature of intelligence can in principle be so precisely described that a machine can be made to simulate it." twitter.com/WIRED/status/1…
After a national search, @StanfordHumSci has appointed Lerone A. Martin as the next faculty director for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute. stanford.io/3BnHl7e
International students, scholars and visitors are an important part of our diverse campus community. Welcome to Stanford!
Excerpt from Huberman Lab Podcast with Dr. Robert Sapolsky from @Stanford We discuss the science of testosterone on the brain & how testosterone serves to amplify pre-existing tendencies and behaviors, effort & competition—even if that competition involves no aggression at all.
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"It was a really beautiful trifecta." Working with the community and local government, researchers helped direct door-to-door COVID-19 testing. The collaboration broadened capacity, decreased demographic disparities and caught infection clusters early. stanford.io/3jpLtO1
Stanford researchers have developed machine learning methods that accurately predict the 3D shapes of drug targets and other important biological molecules, even when only limited data is available. stanford.io/3t7EmNC
“Its very presence is its significance.” "Gay Liberation," a 1981 work by acclaimed sculptor George Segal, commemorates the 1969 Stonewall riots. It's one of 80 pieces of public art accessible year-round on the Stanford campus: stanford.io/3yf89po
Watch: To stop the spread of #COVID19 we need to stay ahead of a rapidly evolving and mutating coronavirus. #Variants #Vaccination #Pandemic
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A summer school program draws newly credentialed teachers from @StanfordEd to help address the effects of the pandemic.
"It’s hard to see cause and effect when we’re chasing dopamine," writes @Stanford alum/@WSJ contributor Anna Lembke. Reflect on the digital addictions in your life and read up on complementary research by SIEPR's Matthew Gentzkow: stanford.io/3j7RY7Y on.wsj.com/3ADEFSB
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Every additional day of smoke exposure during pregnancy raises the risk of preterm birth, regardless of race, ethnicity or income, new research shows. stanford.io/3j8Hhlx
Researchers at @StanfordWoods are exploring ways to make water supplies more resilient and sustainable in the face of climate change and other threats. #WWWeek
Circle of life ... sciences. This 235,000-square-foot, four-story complex - home to @StanfordBrain and @Stanford_ChEMH - is the newest hub of interdisciplinary research on campus: stanford.io/3B4ISPL 📸: Andrew BrodheadE
The search for life on other planets begins with a close consideration of microbes here on Earth.
COVID-19 may kick off or exacerbate #diabetes, a @StanfordMed study suggests. stanford.io/3z2NQvM
Stanford students participated in virtual internships in 19 countries last year through @StanfordGlobal Studies. stanford.io/3k4ncwh
Eating fermented foods may alter the makeup of the gut microbiome and lead to lower levels of body-wide inflammation, a new @StanfordMed study shows. stanford.io/3sno6HE
Alexandra Huynh, the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate, will study engineering as an undergraduate student at Stanford—“to create the world that I want to see.” #Stanford2025 stanford.io/3yY4RHi
Professor Itai Ashlagi, an expert in marketplace design and game theory at @StanfordEng, has turned "theoretical insights into widely deployed digital tools with the power to change lives." stanford.io/3sdcGpU
.@JSKstanford Community Impact Fellows will develop news and information solutions that better engage underserved communities of color in 10 cities across the United States. #JSK22
Stanford. Excellence. 🥇🥈🥉 The Card's 26 medals #Tokyo2020020 were 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 of any college in the #GoStanfordGvC7loRwdRP
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Stanford researchers have developed a new machine learning approach that could enable communities and decision makers to better prepare for extreme weather events. stanford.io/2XjX9tj
Summer scenes. 📸: Andrew Brodheadv
"Our results provide objective evidence on the character of parents’ preferences – specifically that some, particularly those with the youngest children, held the offer of remote instruction in such disdain that they were willing to disenroll." -@ProfTDee stanford.io/2Vz9Sb0
School districts that went fully remote last year experienced the steepest K-5 enrollment declines, according to an analysis by @ProfTDee of @StanfordEd.
.@StanfordWoods is awarding more than $1.5 million to 10 interdisciplinary projects aimed at solving major environmental challenges. stanford.io/3s1DQQF
"We're all learning and teaching together." @StanfordEd professor Jonathan Rosa is taking community based learning to a new level in his ethnic studies course. stanford.io/3lN4xaI
Early August. 📸: Andrew Brodhead0
Kartik Chandra, '21, who studied English, physics and computer science at Stanford, thinks of every field as a different way to understand the same shared reality—"as if the many majors are ... 'islands that are the lost children of one great continent.'" stanford.io/3AhMhKj
A survey of ants at @stanfordjrbp, started 30 years ago and now operating as a citizen science project, continues to yield valuable insights into an organism that seemingly does it all. stanford.io/3CmYoHV
Higher temperatures attributed to climate change caused payouts from the nation’s biggest farm support program to increase by $27 billion between 1991 and 2017, according to new estimates from @StanfordEarth researchers. stanford.io/3jofsET
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