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Jun 10 2021 | Stanford News Awards, Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, a collaboration between Stanford University’s School of Engineering and Columbia Journalism School, is pleased to announce its 2021-22 Magic Grant recipients. Each year, the Brown Institute awards grants to foster new tools and modes of expression and to...
Jun 9 2021 | Stanford Humanities Center Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
The Stanford Humanities Center is pleased to announce the appointment of 33 fellows for the upcoming academic year 2021–22. The new cohort will work on projects with such topics as the daily life of caste in India, comics in movement, religious reform in sixteenth-century Florence, feminism in...
Jun 2 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Stanford University computer science graduate student Mackenzie Leake has been quilting since age 10, but she never imagined the craft would be the focus of her doctoral dissertation. Included in that work is new prototype software that can facilitate pattern-making for a form of quilting called...
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-...
Apr 19 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Inside your body, cell movement plays a crucial role in many significant biological processes, including wound healing, immune responses and the potential spread of cancer.
Mar 3 2021 | Stanford Earth Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Coastal communities at the forefront of climate change reveal valuable approaches to foster adaptability and resilience, according to a worldwide analysis of small-scale fisheries by Stanford University researchers.
Feb 22 2021 | Stanford Business Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Millions of American consumers are in for a jolt: a backlog of household debt that could abruptly come due in the months ahead. One of the less-noticed pillars of financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic has been temporary debt relief, a process known as “forbearance.” It allowed people to...
Feb 19 2021 | Stanford Business Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Among the many devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic is the stark fact that working women have been disproportionately affected — with four times more women than men being pushed out of the labor force, according to one survey. As the pandemic erodes women’s progress in the workforce,...
Jan 15 2021 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Like a person breaking up a cat fight, the role of catalysts in a chemical reaction is to hurry up the process – and come out of it intact. And, just as not every house in a neighborhood has someone willing to intervene in such a battle, not every part of a catalyst participates in the reaction....
Dec 8 2020 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Lurking in sediments and surrounding the precious groundwater beneath our feet is a dangerous toxin: uranium. Scientists have long known this and tested for it. But now Stanford researchers have identified the trigger that causes naturally occurring uranium to dislodge from sediments and seep into...

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