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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.

Sep 19 2016 | Stanford GSB | Posted In: In the News, Research, Students
Research shows a way to close a key achievement gap.   While many students experience difficulty acclimating to college, first-generation, low-income, and minority students are the hardest hit and most at risk of dropping out. Research suggests this achievement gap can be attributed, at...
Sep 15 2016 | Stanford GSB | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
A new study finds that the trend toward external hiring may be partly to blame. U.S. law firms have a diversity problem, and it’s not going away. In a report for the American Bar Association meeting in August, outgoing president Paulette Brown wrote, ­“I have grown weary of discussing statistics...
Sep 12 2016 | Stanford GSE | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research
Education researchers find literacy efforts that involve home and community interventions, as well as teacher training, are most effective.   When it comes to improving children's literacy in developing countries, the vast majority of resources are focused on schools. But efforts to support reading...
Sep 12 2016 | Stanford Health Policy | Posted In: Awards, In the News, Research, Students
Ponte a prueba. Put yourself to the test. As he explained during the recent Rosenkranz Prize Symposium, Stefano M. Bertozzi used this slogan to promote health reform in the Mexico City prison system. By encouraging inmates to step up and get themselves tested for HIV and other chronic illnesses,...
Aug 26 2016 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty, In the News, Research, Students
New education research suggests attention on early childhood at home and in preschool is paying off. On the first day of kindergarten, poor children are already behind. But the distance they need to cover to start school on par with richer kids has shortened – in spite of widening...

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