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Apr 27 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Stanford scholar Johannes Eichstaedt has built an algorithm that can provide, in principle, a real-time indication of community well-being by analyzing social media posts. BY MELISSA DE WITTE Social media can reveal more than just a single person’s mood or frame of mind. It can capture the...
Apr 21 2020 | Bloomberg | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
As lockdown life persists, cyber get-togethers are getting more creative, increasing chances they’re here to stay.  By  Jordyn Holman  April 21, 2020, 3:00 AM PDT Like millions of small businesses, Kenneth Dunning’s company crashed last month. His main offering—renting out virtual-reality...
Apr 20 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, Faculty, In the News
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne will appoint a committee to review requests that question views and practices of the university’s founding president and his mentor. BY CHRIS PEACOCK Stanford will review requests submitted by the Department of Psychology and a student-led group to rename Jordan...
Apr 16 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Research by Stanford psychologist Greg Walton shows how people don’t have to be physically together to still feel a sense of togetherness. BY MELISSA DE WITTE With the coronavirus crisis keeping people physically apart from one another, simple gestures – such as sending a friendly email or...
Apr 16 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Announcements, In the News, Students
Nik Marda and Leya Elias are among the Americans selected for the award, which provides support for college juniors interested in public service careers. BY ALEX KEKAUOHA Stanford juniors Leya Elias and Nik Marda are the recipients of the 2020 Truman Scholarship. They are among the 62 American...

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