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.
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
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
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.
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