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May 24 2018 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Using statistics to inform the public about racial disparities can backfire. Worse yet, it can cause some people to be more supportive of the policies that create those inequalities, according to new Stanford research. One of the barriers of reducing inequality is how some people justify and...
May 23 2018 | Stanford News Awards, Faculty, Stanford
A linguistic professor emeritus, a recent Stanford graduate, the Graduate Diversity Staff Council and the Leland Scholars Program each received a 2018 President’s Award for Excellence Through Diversity at a ceremony this week. Stanford established the awards in 2009 to recognize and honor...
May 22 2018 | Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences Announcement, Research, Stanford
Stanford University has launched the VMware Women's Leadership Innovation Lab, an ambitious research and collaboration initiative that seeks to permanently close the gender divide in the workplace. The lab is made possible by a $15 million gift from a donor-advised fund of VMware, the Palo Alto-...
May 21 2018 | Stanford News Announcement, Stanford, Students
Professor Debra Satz, who has served in numerous administrative roles including as senior associate dean for the humanities and arts from 2010 to 2017, has been named dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, Provost Persis Drell announced today.
May 15 2018 Grad Ed Champion, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Meet Paul Nuyujukian, assistant professor of Bioengineering and of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering. "It's very clear that students who have large networks grow tremendously as a result of that." "Many of the sciences have quite thriving communities. They…prioritize the...

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