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Dedicated to advancing scholarly and public understanding of the past, present, and future of western North America, the Center supports research, teaching, and reporting about western land and life in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


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Sep 15 2017 | Stanford News Service | Research Notes
A new web portal puts four years of California drought data into an interactive format, showing where regions met or missed water conservation goals. The idea is to motivate awareness and conservation.

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Aug 31 2017 | Out West student blog
Aug 31 2017 | Out West student blog

World War II and the West it Wrought

A two-day scholarly conference at Stanford University explored World War II’s transformative impact on the American West.

The conference was held at Stanford on May 4 and 5, with a keynote address by Timothy Egan on the evening of May 3.

Watch the keynote video » 

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