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Sep 19 2016 | Stanford Medicine News Center | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
An international clinical research project that Stanford launched on Sept. 12 aims to find out how to enhance health and overall wellness. The Stanford Prevention Research Center launched a clinical research project today to enroll thousands of people in California, China and Taiwan in a study...
Sep 16 2016 | Stanford Law School Press | Posted In: Awards, In the News
When Tom Lalampaa was young, his father gave him and his older brother a choice: One could take over the family’s cattle herd in rural Kenya, and the other should go to school. His older brother wanted to run the herd, and so Lalampaa became the first in his family to go to school. That two-day...
Sep 15 2016 | Stanford GSB | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
A new study finds that the trend toward external hiring may be partly to blame. U.S. law firms have a diversity problem, and it’s not going away. In a report for the American Bar Association meeting in August, outgoing president Paulette Brown wrote, ­“I have grown weary of discussing statistics...
Sep 14 2016 | Posted In: Initiatives
Recognizing that a diverse professoriate is dependent upon diversity in the ranks of graduate students entering academic professions, Stanford has undertaken a range of efforts at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Sep 14 2016 | Posted In: Initiatives
The Faculty Incentive Fund, in existence for more than two decades, helps make it possible for Stanford departments and schools to recruit qualified individuals who would bring diversity, broadly defined, to the faculty. This support can be directed toward scholars from underrepresented communities...

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