FYI: Discover Stanford for You

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Sheri Furman

Jan 25, 2021, 4:13:42 PMJan 25
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From: Megan Swezey Fogarty
Sent: Jan 24, 2021 9:37 PM

I hope this finds you well despite the continued pandemic. The Office of Community Engagement has launched and I want to reach out about a new opportunity we have created for our neighbors to learn more about Stanford. 

Stanford’s Office of External Relations is delighted to invite you to the inaugural Discover Stanford For You program to be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, from 10:00 – 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time. Whether you are new to Stanford University or want to reconnect and learn about Stanford’s public mission this virtual event is free and open to the public. Please feel free to invite other colleagues! 

Each Discover Stanford For You session will be curated to showcase timely research and feature collaborative ways Stanford is working with partners around the world to solve our most pressing challenges.

The program begins with an introduction to Stanford's history and values, followed by presentations from faculty who are experts in their fields. 


Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology and Population Health. 

Maldonado has been a key player in shaping the response of Stanford’s medical facilities and guiding its COVID-19 research efforts, and she has worked closely with infection control leaders at county, state and national levels to connect Stanford with the larger pandemic response.

Chris Field, Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Director, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor of Earth System Science, of Biology and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy. 

Most recently, Field participated in a webinar from the Woods Institute discussing the urgent need to help communities better prepare for a range of health and environmental disasters.

This virtual event is free and open to the public. I hope you can join us, and I would welcome your feedback afterwards! 

To register and find out more, visit

Please let me know if you have questions and stay healthy!

All best,


Megan Swezey Fogarty 
Associate Vice President for Community Engagement
Stanford University
(650) 498-9785

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