‘Art & Civil Rights’ draws connection between past and present education systems

Last Wednesday, Melissa Santos '21, who is pursuing a psychology major, led the "Art & Civil Rights" installment hosted by the Cantor Arts Center. The event featured a discussion about how pieces at Stanford’s museums relate to Santos' studies in psychology, Spanish, and sociology, as she tied her coursework to the themes of race, oppression and education displayed in the paintings.
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Stanford scholars reflect on Black history in their lives and work

As Black History Month comes to a close, Stanford faculty reflect on the crucial contributions of Black Americans that should be studied and celebrated not only during February but also throughout the year. Professor of psychology Steven Roberts writes his thoughts on the importance of Black history.
Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple fixes

Even as more people are logging onto popular video chat platforms to connect with colleagues, family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford researchers have a warning for you: Those video calls are likely tiring you out. Professor of Communications Jeremy Bailenson examined the psychological consequences of spending hours per day on these platforms.
Taking an in-depth look at Americans' opinions on climate change

The Climate Insights 2020 survey, a joint effort by researchers at Stanford University, Resources for the Future, and ReconMR, provides insight into American opinions on climate change, natural disasters, and more. Professor Jon Krosnick, director of the Political Psychology Research Group at Stanford, led the report.
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America's Black-White Divide: Looking Back, Looking Around, Looking Forward

Join Lawrence Bobo, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Claude Steele in conversation with Margaret Levi as they consider questions of this moment in American history and offer insights on the prospects for progress and enduring change that will help us realize a more just and equitable society in our time.

March 18, 2021
1:00 PM Pacific
Register here.
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