African American Studies, Culture Wars, and Critical Thinking
Stanford’s Ralph Richard Banks on AP African American Studies, Culture Wars, and Critical Thinking
February 08, 2023
Tallying the invisible costs of living undocumented in the United States
A research collaboration led by Associate Professor Antero Garcia provides a platform for immigrants’ stories about the costs of undocumented life.
January 12, 2023
Stanford Impact Labs Funds Projects to Combat Social Ills
Stanford Impact Labs is funding eight new partnerships, including projects to reduce partisan animosity, and decrease racial and economic segregation in public schools.
September 19, 2022
Balancing top-tier science with activism
Brielle Ferguson, co-founder of Black in Neuro, talks about her research at Stanford and her work to improve the diversity of the scientific community.
August 24, 2022
August 12, 2022
How to design algorithms with fairness in mind
Algorithms are behind many serious decisions in mortgages, medicine, and a range of other areas. A computer scientist explains how we can build notions of fairness into algorithms.
August 08, 2022
How have attitudes toward U.S. immigration changed?
Using AI, scholars track political speech on immigration over decades to find more positive attitudes than at any point in history, but with more partisan divide.
July 29, 2022
Stanford economist debunks defining myths about immigration in American history
Painted on a wall at the Ellis Island Museum in New York City is a quote from an unknown Italian immigrant: “I came to America because I heard the streets were paved with gold...
June 01, 2022
Breast cancer disparities in Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders masked in larger ‘Asian American’ group
Studies of early-stage breast cancer outcomes frequently conclude that Asian American and Pacific Islanders fare better than non-Hispanic whites.
May 26, 2022
Science and art come together in Stanford’s ‘Artful Interpreter’ writing course
On an overnight trip to Stanford University’s Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove, students in the course The Artful Interpreter find themselves in a place famous for art...
May 23, 2022
Awards given for promoting diversity in medicine
In 1971, Fernando Mendoza, MD, now a professor emeritus of pediatrics, enrolled at Stanford University School of Medicine as part of a 10-student affirmative action cohort.
May 19, 2022
The many ways Stanford Medicine is responding to the opioid crisis
In addition to strengthening the Stanford School of Medicine’s curriculum focused on opioid and other addiction disorders, Stanford Medicine’s broader clinical, research...
May 06, 2022
Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, university’s first new school in 70 years, will accelerate solutions to global climate crisis
Stanford’s first new school in 70 years will launch this fall as the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, recognizing a $1.1 billion gift from John and Ann Doerr,...
May 04, 2022
LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE 2022
We hope you enjoy this virtual space showcasing our new authors, award-winning books, and highlights from the last year of Latin American Studies at SUP.
April 25, 2022
Philanthropic investment accelerates transformative molecular research and renames Stanford ChEM-H
Stanford researchers bridging medicine, engineering, and basic science will ramp up the pace of molecular discovery focused on human health thanks to a foundational gift...
April 20, 2022
School closures intensify gentrification in Black neighborhoods nationwide, Stanford study finds
Last month the school board in Oakland, Calif., voted to close or merge nearly a dozen of the district’s 80 schools, citing enrollment declines and financial challenges...
March 28, 2022
Genomic analysis supports ancient Muwekma Ohlone connection
A research collaboration with the Muwekma Ohlone tribe – whose ancestral lands include the Stanford campus – shows a genetic relationship between modern-day Tribe...
March 22, 2022
Hey, employers: Job hunters really want to see your diversity data
People are drawn to companies that show they have more diverse workforces, a new study finds.
March 21, 2022
Cell Phone Data Adds New Detail to Our Picture of Urban Segregation
The movement of millions of phones shows that Americans experience less racial isolation once they get out of their neighborhoods.
March 11, 2022
Diversity in the discipline of history
Scholars use big data to determine the potential impact of demographic diversity on new knowledge in the field of history.
March 10, 2022