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The stories below highlight diversity-related research by Stanford scholars, from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. In addition to these stories, you can find more information about ongoing research and scholarship by exploring Stanford research centers and academic programs dedicated to advancing understanding of gender, race, ethnicity, religious identity and other dimensions of human diversity.

Feb 13 2017 | The Clayman Institute for Gender Research | Posted In: In the News, Research, Students
The Women’s March became a global movement. Alison Dahl Crossley explains how. The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post. This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook ...
Feb 13 2017 | Education Next | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
The release of a new report on the effects of School Improvement Grants (SIG), part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act aimed at improving the nation’s lowest performing schools, called into question the viability of improving low-performing schools at scale. The report stated that, “...
Jan 30 2017 | The Clayman Institute for Gender Research | Posted In: In the News, Research
Seeing through the surface. This is the driving force behind the cutting-edge gender research of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. In an age of information overload punctuated by “alternative facts” and “fake news,” we know that the solutions to our most pressing...
Jan 19 2017 | Stanford GSE | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research, Staff, Students
Research shows how small psychological activities could help motivate MOOC learners and close the global achievement gap. Millions of people have taken free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, which have been touted as democratizing access to educational opportunities around the world. But...
Jan 17 2017 | Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
China has introduced an unprecedented policy platform for stewarding its fisheries and other marine resources; in order to achieve a true paradigm shift a team of international scientists from within and outside of China recommend major institutional reform in a new PNAS research...

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