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Feb 15 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
The New York Times got it right. James L. Gibbs, professor emeritus of anthropological sciences, was the first tenured African American professor at Stanford. But there are so many more firsts in his life. During his Stanford years, Gibbs became the first African American dean of undergraduate...
Feb 14 2017 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences | Posted In: In the News, Students
Jamal's interest in a career helping meet the world's energy needs has taken him from Ghana to Alaska, where he now works as an associate drilling engineer with ConocoPhillips. After graduating with a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford Earth in 2016, Jamal Cherry headed to...
Feb 13 2017 | The Clayman Institute for Gender Research | Posted In: In the News, Research, Students
The Women’s March became a global movement. Alison Dahl Crossley explains how. The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post. This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook ...
Feb 13 2017 | The Clayman Institute for Gender Research | Posted In: In the News
The renowned black feminist legal scholar asks us to #SayHerName to break the culture of sexual assault Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Kimberlé Crenshaw showed their familiar images to a packed audience at Cubberley Auditorium early last October at the annual Jing Lyman Lecture. The crowd was told...
Feb 13 2017 | Education Next | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
The release of a new report on the effects of School Improvement Grants (SIG), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act aimed at improving the nation’s lowest performing schools, called into question the viability of improving low-performing schools at scale. The report stated that, “...

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