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Nov 30 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Although advances in COVID-19 vaccines represent “a light at the end of the tunnel,” President Marc Tessier-Lavigne told members of the campus community Monday that Stanford must “remain vigilant” in adhering to public health guidelines in the face of a recent surge in cases nationwide.
Nov 25 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Most solar cells today are made with refined silicon that turns sunlight into clean electricity. Unfortunately, the process of refining silicon is far from clean, requiring vast amounts of energy from carbon-emitting power plants. For a greener alternative to silicon, researchers have focused on...
Nov 20 2020 | VPGE News COVID-19, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Dear graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars, For many of you, this week marks the end of autumn quarter, perhaps your first months as a Stanford student or postdoc. Some of you will continue classes and finals after the Thanksgiving holiday, and many of you are continuing your...
Nov 19 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Ethereal, swaying pillars of brown kelp along California’s coasts grow up through the water column, culminating in a dense surface canopy of thick fronds that provide homes and refuge for numerous marine creatures. There’s speculation that these giant algae may protect coastal ecosystems by helping...
Nov 18 2020 | Stanford News Stanford, Students
A generous gift from alumnus Evan Spiegel, ’12, and his family will create a permanent source of funding for the Black Community Services Center and Ujamaa House. This investment enables significant expansion of the educational, leadership and cultural programs provided by the BCSC and Ujamaa, and...

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