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Dec 12 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Research, Students
Alina Utrata, a senior majoring in history and the law, with a minor in human rights, will pursue a master’s degree in conflict transformation and social justice at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland as a 2017 Marshall Scholar. Looking back, Alina Utrata can pinpoint the moment she...
Dec 7 2016 | The Bill Lane Center for the American West | Posted In: In the News
The fishing rights promised to the Pacific Northwest’s Native Americans 160 years ago are proving the sharpest knife the region’s environmentalists possess. So far in 2016, these rights have undergirded decisions to block two planned terminals to ship coal to Asia. Another decision could cost...
Dec 6 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Initiatives, Staff
Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality launches a new initiative to develop technology-based solutions to rising inequality in the U.S. The invention of the internet and other technologies is arguably a double-edged sword. Although new technologies have solved many problems, they also have the...
Dec 2 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
The speakers at the Dec. 1 meeting included Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne; Richard Holeton, senior director of learning environments; Tom Black, university registrar; Jackson Beard, president of the Associated Students of Stanford University; and Amanda Edelman, vice president of the ASSU.
Dec 2 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Protestors against the Dakota Access Pipeline have raised legal and environmental challenges against the pipeline’s construction. Stanford experts explain the current legal status of the pipeline and discuss environmental implications.