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Improve or remove: Funding for U.S. dams

Key ideas and proposals from an agreement between the hydropower industry and environmental community, facilitated through a Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Uncommon Dialogue, have been included in the $1 trillion infrastructure package adopted by the U.S. Senate.

Stanford welcomes international community in new video

Stanford’s Office of Community Engagement created a new video to help welcome international scholars and students to the university. According to pre-pandemic numbers, around 5,000 students from more than 100 countries and nearly 2,000 scholars from more than 85 countries are part of the Stanford community.

How do people respond to wildfire smoke?

Interviews with Northern California residents reveal that social norms and social support are essential for understanding protective health behaviors during wildfire smoke events – information that could be leveraged to improve public health outcomes.