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Dec 27 2017 | Stanford Medicine Faculty, Stanford
Acclaimed Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres, MD, PhD, died on Dec. 27, 20 months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He was 63. Barres’ path-breaking discoveries of the crucial roles played by glial cells — the unsung majority of brain cells, which aren’t nerve cells — revolutionized...
Dec 27 2017 | Notes from the Quad Faculty, Stanford
As the Stanford community mourns the loss of Ben Barres, Stanford president Marc Tessier-Lavigne shares a piece he wrote in tribute to Ben almost a year ago, delivered as an introduction to a symposium held in Ben’s honor on January 12, 2017. Read The Full Tribute
Dec 19 2017 | Stanford News Research, Stanford
At a time when many companies are feeling pressured to report on and eliminate gender inequality within the workforce, a Stanford sociologist is finding success with a new method for reducing the kind of bias that leads to these inequalities.
Dec 15 2017 Grad Ed Champion, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Meet Kristin Wilson, a PhD student in modern thought and literature. "Well I’m going to be here for a long time, and I need to figure out a way to make sure this place feels like home." "A lot of my involvement at Stanford is about negotiating how to be a human being while being a student because...
Dec 15 2017 | Newsletter Events, Newsletter, Students, VPGE
This monthly newsletter compiles the latest events, news, and resources for members of the Stanford graduate education community. Read the December issueSubscribe to receive future issues