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In the News - April '21

Haas Center mentions and service-related snippets from April, 2021.

Stanford must acknowledge its exploitative past to build an inclusive future, history experts say

Stanford Daily

Still from "Confronting the Past" virtual event with Laura Jones

University archeologist Laura Jones Ph.D. ’90 condemned Stanford’s past abuses of the indigenous Muwekma-Ohlone tribe and Chinese Americans at a virtual event [Confronting the Past: Stanford University and Its Fraught History with the Ohlone and Chinese]. As Director of Stanford’s Heritage Services, Jones strives to balance the complexity of the University’s history with future initiatives.

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Two Stanford juniors win 2021 Truman Scholarships for graduate studies

Stanford Today

Nick Hakes and Sadie Blancaflor - 2021 Truman Scholars

Mercedes “Sadie” Blancaflor and Nicholas “Nick” Hakes will receive Truman Scholarships, which provide up to $30,000 to students to attend graduate school in preparation for careers in public service.

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As an undergrad, finding community at the GSE

Stanford Graduate School of Education

Jeanette Kaleikau-Buxton

When you come from a town of 1,500 people on a remote island off the coast of Alaska, community is everything. So it’s one measure of success that Jeanette Kaleikau-Buxton, an undergraduate senior minoring in education, has a new community to treasure: the one she found at Stanford.

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