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Feb 22 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Students
And the Oscar goes to … well, maybe to Allison Schroeder ’01 for co-writing with Theodore Melfi the adapted screenplay for Hidden Figures. This is the first Academy Award nomination for Schroeder and she is the lone woman on Oscar’s 2017 screenwriter lists, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Feb 21 2017 | Stanford Global Studies | Posted In: In the News
This month, the Markaz Resource Center and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies are hosting an art exhibition entitled “Requiem for Syria” by Khaled Akil, a renowned Syrian artist. The opening of the gallery at the Markaz, which had been in the works for several months, came together just after...
Feb 21 2017 | NBC Bay Area News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Cuban entrepreneurs connect with Cuban-American students in Stanford’s Product Realization Lab to learn lessons they can apply to tech startups in their home country.  View the NBC Bay Area news story here.  
Feb 21 2017 | San Jose Mercury News | Posted In: In the News, Students
Mariano-Florentino “Tino” Cuéllar, a California Supreme Court justice, will deliver Stanford’s commencement address in June, the university announced Tuesday. Cuéllar, a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Mexico, co-chaired President Obama’s transition team on immigration, borders and...
Feb 21 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
Former Provost John Etchemendy, in a recent speech before the Stanford Board of Trustees, outlined challenges higher education is facing in the coming years. Following is an excerpt from that talk.