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Jan 19 2017 | NBC Bay Area News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff, Students
Over 100 Stanford University students, professors and alumni are expected to join the Women’s March in Washington Saturday. The Stanford Community Marchers organized the group to advocate for human rights, women’s rights and racial justice. The community marchers are not officially representing the...
Jan 19 2017 | Stanford GSE | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research, Staff, Students
Research shows how small psychological activities could help motivate MOOC learners and close the global achievement gap. Millions of people have taken free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, which have been touted as democratizing access to educational opportunities around the world. But...
Jan 18 2017 | The Stanford Daily | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff, Students
Persis Drell, the first female dean of engineering at Stanford, is set to become provost on Feb. 1. At the School of Engineering, Drell made increasing diversity in academia one of her priorities, and she hopes to do the same in her role as provost. As of September 2015, Stanford’s faculty is 73...
Jan 18 2017 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
Raikes, who has been a trustee since 2012, has a long record of supporting Stanford programs, including the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars and the Mindset Scholars Network. Jeffrey S. Raikes, co-founder of the Raikes Foundation, former...
Jan 17 2017 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
China has introduced an unprecedented policy platform for stewarding its fisheries and other marine resources; in order to achieve a true paradigm shift a team of international scientists from within and outside of China recommend major institutional reform in a new PNAS research...

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