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A second edition of “The System of the River,” by historian William Lilley III, includes 14 historical images of people and places that played a key role in the story of how the arid West was irrigated. Learn more about the man who brought water to the West, Francis G. Newlands.
Aug 27 2020 | Out West student blog
Doing meaningful work and forming meaningful connections in a virtual world.
The Society of Environmental Journalists has recognized Madison Pobis, ’20, for her original reporting on how sustainability efforts are impacting farmers.
Aug 26 2020 | Stanford News | Center News
California’s massive wildfires bring a host of health concerns for vulnerable populations, firefighters and others. Kari Nadeau and Mary Prunicki of Stanford’s Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research discuss related threats, preparedness and ongoing research.
Aug 25 2020 | Out West student blog
Max explores historical music of the American West as an intern for Galatée Films
Aug 24 2020 | Out West student blog
Learning the ropes and setting the foundation for future studies, from afar.
Aug 21 2020 | Out West student blog
Learning about the regulatory perspective and how to do right by the public in policymaking.

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