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Dec 3 2020 | Stanford Medicine Announcement, Students
Under construction for three years, the new Biomedical Innovations Building was dedicated Nov. 18 during a livestreamed ceremony attended by Stanford University leaders and senior faculty members. The 225,000-square-foot, $210 million building on Pasteur Drive will house a diverse cast of...
Dec 2 2020 | Stanford News Announcement, Students
Stanford Today, a website intended to curate essential news and information for students, faculty, staff and postdocs, has launched. This site includes a landing page with information vital to the entire campus community, as well as audience-focused pages for students and postdocs, faculty and...
Dec 1 2020 | Stanford News Announcement, Students
Today, a U.S. District Court judge struck down new Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security rules that would have restricted the H-1B visa program. Stanford had joined with other universities, businesses and research organizations in a legal challenge to the new rules in October.
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...