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May 31 2016 | Stanford GSE | Posted In: Faculty, Research, Students
A paper in ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ reports on benefits of certain remedies to close achievement gaps. Simple exercises to help incoming students understand the challenges that they would face in college substantially improved the success achieved by first generation and...
May 20 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, Staff
This year’s Multicultural Springfest will showcase Stanford staff diversity, longevity and talent. It also will include a special presentation to thank President John L. Hennessy for his commitment to university employees. Multicultural Springfest was started in 1995 as a way to celebrate...
May 9 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News, Research
In five experiments, Stanford sociologist Robb Willer found that popular support for the Tea Party derives in part from perceived threats to the status of whites in America. Threats to racial status among white Americans have driven support for the Tea Party political movement and may also...
May 5 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Stanford Professor of English Paula Moya has found that an interdisciplinary approach to multicultural fiction can powerfully shape a reader’s perception of the world and improve racial literacy. The tool to achieve this is known as 'close reading.' While the phrase “close reading” may not...
May 4 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
The winner of the individual award is Sally Dickson, an emerita staff member who is serving as a special assistant to President John Hennessy. The winner of the program award is the Office of Multicultural Affairs within the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences.

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