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Stanford program to diversify academia celebrating its 10th anniversary

Anika Green
Nov 12 2018
Stanford, Students, VPGE

Since Stanford launched the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence Doctoral Fellowship Program (DARE) a decade ago, more than 150 alumni of the program have launched careers in academia, industry and government after earning PhDs on the Farm.

To honor their achievements, Stanford invited former DARE Fellows back to campus for DARE@10 Homecoming: Conference & Celebration, a three-day event that opened Sunday with informal social gatherings – including a wine tasting at the Stanford Faculty Club – and continues today with a professional development conference.

The DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship Program awards two-year fellowships to advanced doctoral students who want to investigate and prepare for academic careers and whose presence will help diversify the professoriate.

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