Stanford researchers are investigating the effects of COVID-19 on physical, emotional and mental well-being, and lifestyles in a variety of locations around the world. All are welcome to participate and are encouraged to share the survey link with international colleagues, friends and family members. The survey takes about 10 minutes. Take the survey. Contact 1-866-680-2906 with questions about participant's rights.
Next Monday, Dean Lloyd Minor will host the government’s leading infectious disease expert for a virtual fireside chat that contextualizes COVID-19’s recent resurgence, highlights our path to overcoming the pandemic, and answers your pre-submitted questions.
Date: Monday, July 13*
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Presenter: Dr. Anthony Fauci
Submit your questions now!
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* This event occurs on a different date and time (Monday at 10:30 a.m.) from our usual LIVE event. Date and time subject to change due to COVID-19’s quickly evolving conditions.
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Stanford Serves is kicking off their Annual Backpack Drive for students in need. The event will run through the month of July. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford Serves will not be collecting any physical backpacks this year. However, employees are asked to consider donating virtually by selecting a backpack (or two) and school supplies.
Stanford is reopening the Dish area beginning on Monday, July 6, with regular summer hours – 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily. We are eager to welcome you back, and committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for the enjoyment of all.
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