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Sep 1 2016 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
The simultaneous occurrence of warm winters in the West and cold winters in the East has significantly increased in recent decades. The damaging and costly phenomenon is very likely attributable to human-caused climate change, according to a new study.
Aug 30 2016 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which will be the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world, is in start-up mode, laying the foundation for admitting its inaugural cohort in fall 2018. In recent months, the staff of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program has been laying the groundwork...
Aug 26 2016 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
International fact-finding reports on issues like war crimes suffer from too much legal jargon and a counterproductive culture of blame, a Stanford legal scholar says.
Aug 26 2016 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
On the first day of kindergarten, poor children are already behind. But the distance they need to cover to start school on par with richer kids has shortened – in spite of widening economic inequality – according to surprising new research co-authored by Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE)...
Aug 19 2016 | NPR Fellow, Research, Stanford
At about 8 a.m. ET today, far above Earth, astronaut Jeff Williams floated out a hatch and then welcomed Kate Rubins into the void. "OK Kate, come on out," said Williams. "OK, copy," said Rubins. And with that, the two Americans began a six-hour assignment to install a new docking port to the...