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Jul 8 2015 | Stanford News Education, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Schwartz, an expert in human cognition and educational technology, will assume the post Sept. 1. Professor Daniel Schwartz, an expert in human cognition and educational technology, has been named the next dean of Stanford University Graduate School of Education, Provost John Etchemendy announced...
Jul 2 2015 | KQED
Hispanics reached a historic milestone in California last week: they are now the Golden State's largest single ethnic group, according to new U.S. Census estimates. The new data confirms projections made last year by California's Department of Finance. But while Hispanics make up 39 percent of the...
Jun 29 2015 | The Washington Post Fellow, Research, Stanford
In the past several months, a bevy of studies have added to a growing literature on the mental and physical benefits of spending time outdoors. That includes recent research showing that short micro-breaks spent looking at a nature scene have a rejuvenating effect on the brain — boosting levels of...
Jun 23 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Stanford scientists have developed a cheap and efficient way to extract clean-burning hydrogen fuel from water 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Co-author Haotian Wang is a 2014 Satre Family Fellow, Applied Physics. READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Jun 19 2015 | Stanford News Fellow, Research, Stanford
Paul Ehrlich and others use highly conservative estimates to prove that species are disappearing faster than at any time since the dinosaurs' demise. There is no longer any doubt: We are entering a mass extinction that threatens humanity's existence. Co-author Robert Pringle (PhD '09, Biology) is a...

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