In August 2014, Stanford professor of mathematics Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, often described as the Nobel Prize of mathematics. Tim Gowers, a...
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by Susan Fisk
on Monday, May 2, 2011 - 3:00am
Gender inequality continues to exist in advanced industrial societies, such as the US, despite a plethora of changes that work against gender discrimination. These countervailing forces include...
by Brenda D. Frink
on Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 4:00am
A young girl by the sea in Alexandria waves an Egyptian flag during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. Source: Flickr - Moe- - IMG 0016.jpgRevolution has shaken the Middle East, sending unrest...
by gender news
on Monday, April 25, 2011 - 2:32pm
The Clayman Institute is pleased to announce the winners of two awards for Stanford graduate students: the Marjorie...
by Theresa Johnston
on Monday, April 18, 2011 - 3:14am
The term “mash note” refers to a gushing or steamy love letter -- something a breathless fan might send to a movie star. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, though, the word “mash” had a more...
by Ruth Schechter
on Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 2:38am
When it comes to seeking new opportunities in academic medicine, the grass really seems to be greener on the other side—for both men and women.A team of ...