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Stanford Medicine hosts inaugural LGBTQ+ forum

On Wednesday, the Stanford School of Medicine held its inaugural LGBTQ+ Forum, aiming to establish a visible space for students, trainees, staff, faculty and alumni to discuss their stories about the LGBTQ+ community. Founded by Timothy Keyes, a fourth-year MD-Ph.D. student, the Forum is a collaboration between the School of Medicine, adult and children medical school hospitals and the wider campus community.

Pompeo, Mattis to make campus appearance this week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis will come to campus this week. The two members of Trump’s cabinet will host their Australian counterparts Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Defence Marise Payne for the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial (AUSMIN) Consultations discussing bilateral security, cooperation and regional political issues.

Hewlett-Packard co-founder considered in renaming of Palo Alto middle school

At next Wednesday’s Palo Alto Unified School District Board meeting, two names will be recommended to replace the names of Jordan Middle School and Terman Middle School, respectively. Among the nine finalists, which include seven deceased individuals and two geographic landmarks, are William Hewlett ’39, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, and Ellen Fletcher, former Palo Alto city councilwoman.