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Dec 6 2019 | Stanford News Faculty, Stanford
A gifted scholar, dedicated teacher and caring colleague, Hector Garcia-Molina, a professor of computer science and of electrical engineering who pioneered some of the database technologies that underlie modern cloud computing, died of cancer on Nov. 25, on the eve of his 66th birthday. “He will be...
Dec 4 2019 | Stanford News Faculty, Stanford
Kenneth A. Taylor, the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy in the School of Humanities and Sciences, died unexpectedly in his home on Dec. 2. He was 65. A gifted scholar and teacher, Taylor was also well-known by the dedicated listeners of Philosophy Talk, a syndicated public radio show...
Nov 29 2019 | Los Angeles Times Fellow, Research, Stanford
It is 1956. A queue of Mexican immigrants stands at a processing station in Texas, about to be admitted to the United States as part of the bracero guest worker program. They are naked, clothes in hand, waiting for a masked attendant to douse them with DDT, an insecticide whose use would be banned...
Nov 21 2019 | Stanford News Education, Fellow, Research, Stanford, Students
Three Stanford students and one postdoctoral scholar have been selected to the first class of IF/THEN ambassadors for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. For the next 18 months, each will provide support and mentorship to young girls interested in pursuing STEM fields.
Nov 15 2019 | Newsletter Events, Newsletter, Students, VPGE
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