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We’re just a walk, a short ride, or a click away. Stanford lives its founding values when we connect with our communities next door – and across the globe.

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From the beginning, Stanford, along with the neighboring communities it joined, has grown and developed from rural roots.

Catch these exhibitions this summer before they leave: More than 90 works in “Day Jobs” capture artists' mundane workaday occupations that provide surprising inspiration, on view at the Cantor Arts Center until July 21.  “The Lost Birds,” five bronze sculptures of extinct species in North America, are displayed along Stanford pathways until just after Labor Day, Sept. 3.

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