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Feb 13 2017 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford
Stanford has joined 16 other universities in filing an amicus brief challenging the federal administration’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration, arguing that the travel ban it imposed on people from seven countries threatens the universities’ academic mission.
Feb 12 2017 | The Stanford Daily Fellow, Research, Stanford
This week’s Glamorous Grad Student, Mireille Kamariza, is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in biology. Kamariza is researching detection networks for tuberculosis (TB) and developing new, practical and inexpensive tools that can be used in clinics worldwide. The Stanford Daily spoke with Kamariza about...
Feb 9 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
The world is changing too fast for nature to keep up. Conservation scholars, including those at Stanford, agree that strategies need to evolve to consider not only how ecosystems operated in past decades and centuries, but also thousands and millions of years ago. Conservationists need to adopt a...
Feb 7 2017 | Stanford News Announcement, Education, Stanford
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is beginning a global recruitment effort to identify promising prospective graduate students from a wide range of backgrounds and nationalities. As it begins its recruitment of prospective graduate students worldwide, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will...
Feb 6 2017 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Three methods of research find that the situation in which an online discussion occurs influences whether people will troll more than their personal past of trolling suggests. Internet trolls, by definition, are disruptive, combative and often unpleasant with their offensive or provocative online...

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