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Apr 2 2016 | Stanford GSE | Faculty, In the News
Amado Padilla’s research shows why residents of Palo Alto’s last trailer park resist pressure to move. The Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is arguably Silicon Valley’s most famous trailer park, the subject of stories in the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian and LeMonde, among others.
Mar 7 2016 | Stanford GSE | In the News
The Spanish-language event encouraged Latinos to pursue careers in science and technology, and addressed obstacles and opportunities. Nearly everyone who gathered March 5 at Stanford Graduate School of Education for a discussion on getting Latinos into STEM careers had a smartphone. Before the...
Feb 24 2016 | Stanford News | In the News, Students
At 46, Cory Booker has an impressive list of academic and professional accomplishments: He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford; won a Rhodes Scholarship; graduated from Yale Law School; served as mayor of Newark, New Jersey; and won a seat in the U.S. Senate. His message to a...
Feb 10 2016 | Stanford News | Faculty, Students
A team of engineers uses computational analysis tools to scrape information from police-related incidents to reveal discrimination and reduce crime. If future scholars of American history remember 2015 for one defining issue, it may well be the rising public uproar over ugly and often fatal...
Feb 3 2016 | Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research | Faculty, In the News, Students
It is widely known that a gender gap exists in the workforce: men generally earn more than women, and men are more likely to be employed than women. But a new study led by Raj Chetty, a Stanford economist and senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and Harvard...

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