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Aug 16 2016 | Stanford Graduate School of Business Announcement, Stanford, Students
After Jonathan Levin was awarded the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal in 2011, a journal noted one of the many things that made the economist stand out from his peers: His exposure to economics started not in the classroom “but at the dinner table.” The newly appointed dean of Stanford GSB is the...
Aug 4 2016 | Stanford Earth Stanford, Students
Over the last five years, 37 percent of SURGE alumni have entered graduate school, 26 percent are pursuing geoscience-related industry careers, and more than a third are completing their undergrad degrees.
Jul 26 2016 | The Dish Awards, Fellow, Stanford
Two Stanford graduate students have won fellowships from the National Academy of Education (NAEd) and the Spencer Foundation for dissertation proposals that focus, respectively, on immigrant students in U.S. schools and on teacher compensation.
Jul 19 2016 | Stanford News Research, Stanford
Racial disparities in how police treat African Americans can be improved with more public and police awareness of the key issues, better data collection, policy changes and bias training for law enforcement, among other measures, according to recent Stanford research. Knowledge is the first step...
Jun 27 2016 | Stanford Engineering Fellow, Research, Stanford
For Melissa Valentine and her colleagues at Stanford, the future of work is here: “flash teams” of skilled professionals who have probably never met before and may work on different continents, but who can turn a napkin sketch into a product within days or weeks. Valentine, assistant professor of...