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Dec 11 2019 | Stanford Graduate School of Business Stanford, Students
The newest employment report announces career outcomes of Class of 2019 graduates. The percentage of social impact careers jumped up this year, a sign of the dean’s vision for the future of management education coming to fruition. In addition, women launching or joining a startup has surged in...
Dec 6 2019 | Stanford News Faculty, Stanford
A gifted scholar, dedicated teacher and caring colleague, Hector Garcia-Molina, a professor of computer science and of electrical engineering who pioneered some of the database technologies that underlie modern cloud computing, died of cancer on Nov. 25, on the eve of his 66th birthday. “He will be...
Dec 4 2019 | Scope Education, Stanford, Students
I applied to medical school five years ago. (Wow, time really flies, doesn't it?). At the time, marriage equality was still being contested in the U.S. Supreme Court, and about one-third of all LGBTQ-identifying medical students reported concealing their sexual orientation and/or gender identity...
Dec 4 2019 | Stanford News Faculty, Stanford
Kenneth A. Taylor, the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died unexpectedly in his home on Dec. 2. He was 65. A gifted scholar and teacher, Taylor was also well-known by the dedicated listeners of Philosophy Talk, a syndicated public radio show...
Nov 29 2019 | Los Angeles Times Fellow, Research, Stanford
It is 1956. A queue of Mexican immigrants stands at a processing station in Texas, about to be admitted to the United States as part of the bracero guest worker program. They are naked, clothes in hand, waiting for a masked attendant to douse them with DDT, an insecticide whose use would be banned...

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