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Jan 14 2016 | The Guardian | Posted In: In the News, Students
Stanford researchers concluded that ‘culturally relevant’ teaching is an important part of the education of students who could flunk or might drop out High school students saw large improvements in their grades and attendance records when they enrolled in a class dedicated to exploring race and...
Jan 14 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
Stanford's Martin Luther King Jr. institute offers tools of peace, justice to a new generation The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute offers a unique, extensive archive on the late civil rights leader's work and legacy. On Jan. 15, the King institute will hold its annual open...
Dec 14 2015 | The Clayman Institute for Gender Research | Posted In: In the News, Students
Seeing is believing. It can also be life changing. Jeff Sheng, photographer and doctoral candidate in sociology at Stanford, has an eye towards changing lives. In his book, “FEARLESS: Portraits of LGBT Student Athletes,” Sheng embarks on a visual journey that combines ethnography, history and...
Nov 18 2015 | OpenXChange | Posted In: Faculty, In the News
The following letter was recently issued to members of Stanford's campus community from President Hennessy and Provost Etchemendy affirming the university's commitment to inclusion and diversity.
Nov 12 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: In the News
A recent gathering at Stanford on the emerging science of big data turned the usual gender ratio of science conferences on its head. The rise of big data is visible almost everywhere. Using huge databases too unwieldy for conventional computing, data scientists are extracting insights that...

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