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Jun 10 2015 | Library of Congress | Posted In: In the News
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced the appointment of Juan Felipe Herrera as the Library’s 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, for 2015-2016. Herrera will take up his duties in the fall, participating in the Library of Congress National Book Festival on Saturday,...
Apr 15 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Students
Stanford psychologists Jennifer Eberhardt and Jason Okonofua experimentally examined the psychological processes involved when teachers discipline black students more harshly than white students. Racial differences in school discipline are widely known, and black students across the United...
Mar 10 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
From jazz to theater to children's books, Stanford Professor Michele Elam's forthcoming edited volume explores the panoramic career of one of America's most influential voices in matters of race and art. Now her book can help to trumpet Baldwin's full, trailblazing voice, quiet for too long....
Mar 6 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Staff
Members referred proposals to change Stanford's outdoor smoking policy to a committee for further consideration. They also heard a presentation on the university's progress toward hiring more women and minorities. The Faculty Senate decided yesterday to refer proposals to make Stanford a...
Feb 23 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
Working with an international team, Stanford history Professor Londa Schiebinger has used gender analysis to spark discovery in science and innovation in technology. Doing research wrong costs lives and money. Ten drugs were recently withdrawn from the U.S. market because of life-threatening...

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