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May 6 2021 | Stanford Today Fellow, Stanford, Students
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, which funds graduate study at Stanford, has announced its 2021 cohort of 76 new scholars, including the first students to join the program from Bangladesh, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan. Under the program, which provides up to three...
May 5 2021 | Stanford Law Faculty, Stanford, Students
It was 1971. Women comprised about 13 percent of the Stanford Law School student body. The faculty was all male, as was the senior administration. And according to a statement signed by a group of 1L women that year, lack of diversity wasn’t the only reason they felt marginalized. They wrote that...
May 5 2021 | Stanford Medicine Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Pregnant women exposed to too much nitrate in their drinking water are at greater risk of giving birth prematurely, according to a Stanford University study of more than 1.4 million California births. Agricultural runoff containing fertilizer and animal waste can greatly increase the nitrate level...
May 4 2021 | Stanford Business Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
When we think about economic and social inequality in the United States, there’s a tendency to consider it from the angle of how it affects people at the bottom, whose lives are harder because of their skin color or ethnic identity, or because they come from a neglected rural area or a poor urban...
May 3 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
A mothership that emits power with a laser beam to manipulate a probe craft in deep space. A robot that extends its arms to climb in Martian caverns and grasp objects. These are innovations you might expect to see in a science fiction movie – one where the hero embarks on interplanetary travel...

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