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May 7 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
A fossil study from Stanford University suggests the diversity of life in the world’s oceans declined time and again over the past 145 million years during periods of extreme warming. The research, published May 6 in Current Biology, adds to evidence that the ocean temperatures projected to result...
May 7 2021 | Stanford Today Fellow, Stanford, Students
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which funds graduate study at Stanford, last week announced its 2021 cohort, which includes three individuals with Stanford affiliations.
May 6 2021 | Stanford Today Fellow, Stanford, Students
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which funds graduate study at Stanford, has announced its 2021 cohort of 76 new scholars, including the first students to join the program from Bangladesh, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan. Under the program, which provides up to three...
May 5 2021 | Stanford Law Faculty, Stanford, Students
It was 1971. Women comprised about 13 percent of the Stanford Law School student body. The faculty was all male, as was the senior administration. And according to a statement signed by a group of 1L women that year, lack of diversity wasn’t the only reason they felt marginalized. They wrote that...
May 5 2021 | Stanford Medicine Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Pregnant women exposed to too much nitrate in their drinking water are at greater risk of giving birth prematurely, according to a Stanford University study of more than 1.4 million California births. Agricultural runoff containing fertilizer and animal waste can greatly increase the nitrate level...

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