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Apr 19 2022 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Europa is a prime candidate for life in our solar system, and its deep saltwater ocean has captivated scientists for decades. But it’s enclosed by an icy shell that could be miles to tens of miles thick, making sampling it a daunting prospect. Now, increasing evidence reveals the ice shell may be...
Jan 31 2022 | Stanford Report Faculty, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Today’s highly competitive faculty job market can be challenging to navigate for aspiring academics, particularly those from underrepresented communities. But one Stanford fellowship program is guiding doctoral students through that process and helping them land faculty jobs at colleges and...
Oct 22 2021 | Stanford Report Faculty, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Provost Persis Drell told the Faculty Senate Thursday that a committee has been charged with developing recommendations for a process to create a new institute on the study of race, ethnicity and society. The Faculty Senate also heard updates on the university’s response to COVID-19 and the state...
Oct 12 2021 | Stanford Report Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
In a 14-year analysis of air quality across California, Stanford researchers observed higher levels of air pollutants within 2.5 miles of oil and gas wells, likely worsening negative health outcomes for nearby residents.
Oct 5 2021 | Stanford Report Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
For a child leaving juvenile detention, building a relationship with a teacher who believes in them can make all the difference. A new Stanford-led study suggests that a personalized one-page letter can go a long way toward helping forge that relationship – and reduce the likelihood that the...
Aug 30 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
As wildfires become commonplace in the western U.S. and around the world, checking the daily air quality warning has become as routine as checking the weather. But what people do with that data – whether it drives them to slip on a mask before stepping outside or seal up their homes against smoke...
Aug 13 2021 | Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) announces the first of their faculty cluster hires on the impacts of race in the United States as part of the university’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in a Learning Environment (IDEAL) initiative.
Jul 14 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
The sun provides a daunting source of electromagnetic disarray – chaotic, random energy emitted by the massive ball of gas arrives to Earth in a wide spectrum of radio frequencies. But in that randomness, Stanford researchers have discovered the makings of a powerful tool for monitoring ice and...
May 24 2021 | Graduate School Of Education Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
The Varsity Blues scandal triggered outrage about unfairness in college admissions, which goes far beyond the highly paid crimes of a few bad actors. For instance, SAT and ACT scores correlate strongly with wealth. That fact, plus COVID testing difficulties, has led more colleges to go test-...
May 4 2021 | Stanford Business Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
When we think about economic and social inequality in the United States, there’s a tendency to consider it from the angle of how it affects people at the bottom, whose lives are harder because of their skin color or ethnic identity, or because they come from a neglected rural area or a poor urban...

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