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President Zelenskky addresses Stanford students and community members via a live video address in the CEMEX auditorium.

President Zelenskyy Speaks to Stanford Students in Special Video Address

It was FSI's honor to welcome back the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, back to Stanford virtually for a special video on Ukraine's fight against Russia in its war for independence, freedom and global democracy.
President Barack Obama at the “Challenges to Democracy in the Digital Information Realm" conference.

Barack Obama Addresses Online Disinformation, Regulation and Democracy

The former president was the keynote speaker at a symposium on disinformation and its effects on democracy hosted by the Stanford Cyber Policy Center and Obama Foundation.
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North Korea’s Geopolitics, South Korea’s Pop Culture Wave Take Center Stage at Korea Program’s 20th Anniversary Conference

The Korea Program at Shorenstein APARC commemorated its 20-year anniversary with a two-day conference that brought together leaders from academia, government, and the K-pop industry.

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Stanford study on the effectiveness of surgical masks against COVID-19

News / September 7, 2021
A new study has confirmed that surgical masks reduce the spread of COVID-19 and confirms the impact of mask-wearing on communities. For more, KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer spoke with Dr. Stephen Luby, Medical Epidemiologist and Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, senior author of the study.
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Surgical masks work very well in preventing spread of COVID-19, biggest ever study finds

News / September 5, 2021
"We now have evidence from a randomized, controlled trial that mask promotion increases the use of face coverings and prevents the spread of COVID-19," said Stephen Luby, MD, professor of medicine at Stanford and co-author of the study, in a press release.
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