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video: The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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from Stanford Alumni Education

Stanford has long been at the forefront of scholarship about King’s legacy through the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute. Tenisha Armstrong, ’06, and Lerone Martin discuss the institute’s mission and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project.

Respect Your Biological Clock

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from Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Erin Gibson, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, discusses how important our circadian rhythms are for our health and well-being and what happens if we don’t pay attention to these daily rhythms.

The Collapse of Silicon Valley Bank

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from NPR

Anat Admati, George G.C. Parker Professor of Finance and Economics and senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, talks with NPR about the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and what it says about the stability of the U.S. banking system.

War Torn

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from STANFORD magazine

Craig McNamara, ’73, was a Vietnam-era protester. His father was the U.S. secretary of defense. In a new memoir, he tries to untangle that knot.

All About Alums

Spotlights, news and profiles on Stanford alumni around the world.

Reporting from Earthquake-Stricken Turkey

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from Stanford Daily

Alp Akiş ’21, found himself on the outskirts of the Turkey-Syria earthquake disaster zone with a new job: “fixer” for BBC News. His role as a local journalist is to organize key logistics and help translate for foreign correspondents.

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