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  • by Gender News staff on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 5:49pm
    Caroline Simard’s enthusiasm and commitment are contagious.
  • by Risa Katzen on Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:21pm
    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.
  • by Claire Patterson on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 3:37pm
    The Clayman Insitute is pleased to announce Nicole Martin, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of history, as the 2014 recipient of the Myra Strober Prize. The prize recognizes a Stanford student who...
  • by Ashley Farmer on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 8:10pm
    Since 2000, the year the U.S. census first allowed respondents to identify as multiracial or multiethnic, the number of Americans who identify with multiple races has increased dramatically. Given...
  • by Alexander W. Watts on Monday, June 2, 2014 - 9:04pm
    Scientific objectivity and the cool assessment of facts are the hallmarks of the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. So, of course, stereotypes have no place in these...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 7:49pm
    Stanford University was founded in the 1800s when mainly children of the privileged class had the opportunity to enroll in universities. Today, students come from a variety of race, social, ethnic,...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 2:29pm
    Which motto most closely reflects your behavior during group discussions? (a) The squeaky wheel gets the grease (b) The duck that quacks the loudest gets shot Your answer may depend on...
  • by Gender News staff on Monday, May 19, 2014 - 9:54am
    Perhaps nowhere is the stalled gender revolution more apparent than in the executive and leadership ranks of business, government and education. For the past thirty years, women have surpassed their...
  • by Kathryne M. Young with Lelia Glass on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 9:38am

    When Kenji Yoshino began his first job as a law professor, he was openly gay and wrote about sexual orientation and constitutional rights. One day, a colleague pulled him aside...

  • by Kathryn Dickason on Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 8:34am
    "Knights in shining armor." The phrase calls up images of strength, virtue, and devotion: at home, medieval knights devoting themselves to fair maidens, chivalry, and romantic courtship; on crusade,...

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