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Apr 28 2020 | Posted In: Announcements
In letter to faculty, students, and friends of the King Center, Interim Director Jessica Leino addresses readjustments to Stanford faculty and student support programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 22 2020 | Posted In: In the News
A neighborhood monitoring system is at the heart of restrictions imposed "at the expense of public autonomy and vitality."
Apr 8 2020 | Posted In: In the News
In Uganda, loss of forested habitat increases the likelihood of interactions between disease-carrying wild primates and humans. The findings suggest the emergence and spread of viruses, such as the one that causes COVID-19, will become more common as the conversion of natural habitats into farmland... Read More
Apr 7 2020 | Posted In: In the News
How many people have been infected with the new coronavirus? A group of Bay Area researchers aims to find out—by tracking what's in the local wastewater.
Apr 3 2020 | Posted In: In the News
Stanford professor Jenna Davis explains using a counterfactual approach to assess the effect of a district-scale safe water strategy.
Apr 2 2020 | Posted In: In the News
PhD candidate James Winter discusses his research on water quality impacts of on-plot piped water systems in Zambia households.
Apr 1 2020 | Posted In: In the News
The topic is daunting, even unbelievable in our world, and the complexities that surround it are hard to grasp. How do you teach girls aged 12 to 14 to fight off a sexual assault — in Kenya — in slums where regular meals and clean water are not assured? Moreover, almost as important, how can... Read More
Mar 31 2020 | Posted In: In the News
Times of upheaval are always times of radical change. Some believe the pandemic is a once-in-a-generation chance to remake society and build a better future. Others fear it may only make existing injustices worse.
Mar 31 2020 | Posted In: In the News
After a surge in cases tied to international travelers, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and other places that seemed to have the epidemic under control have imposed stricter measures.
Mar 30 2020 | Posted In: In the News
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak that began in the city of Wuhan in Dec. 2019, China implemented a nationwide travel blockade and quarantine policy that required all public spaces, businesses, and schools to shut their doors until further notice and placed restrictions on individuals leaving... Read More