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Dec 16 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
For more than a decade, women have earned more doctoral degrees than men in the United States. Despite that, women still lag behind men in getting tenure, getting published and reaching leadership positions in academia.
Dec 15 2021 | Newsletter Events, Newsletter, Students, VPGE
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Dec 15 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Across a vast array of robotic hands and clamps, there is a common foe: the heirloom tomato. You may have seen a robotic gripper deftly pluck an egg or smoothly palm a basketball – but, unlike human hands, one gripper is unlikely to be able to do both and a key challenge remains hidden in the...
Dec 14 2021 | Stanford News Faculty, Fellow, Research, Stanford
Vast amounts of energy flow around the ocean as waves, tides and currents, eventually impacting coasts, including coral reefs that provide food, income and coastal protection to more than 500 million people. This water movement is foundational to reef success, bringing nutrients and food and...
Dec 8 2021 | Stanford Report Faculty, Stanford, Students, VPGE
Years of enrollment data analyzed by the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education reveal that underrepresented minorities (URM) and women in STEM fields are the fastest growing groups among Stanford’s graduate student population. According to university administrators and faculty,...