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  • by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie on Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:28am
    The CEOs of Best Buy, Yahoo!, and Hewlett Packard all nixed flexible work policies in response to financial downturns.  “During this critical turnaround period, HP needs all hands on deck,” said...
  • by Lauren Gong and Rachel Ward on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 9:52am
    Lauren Gong and Rachel Ward interned at the Clayman Institute during the summer of 2013. They are now seniors at Mountain View High School. In the article below, they describe their...
  • by Tres Pittman on Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 9:23am
    As a basketball player, Toni Kokenis witnessed firsthand how toxic the culture of varsity sports can be for gay, lesbian, and transgender athletes. Kokenis recounted instances at Stanford and...
  • by Alison Wynn on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 9:29am
    The United States has witnessed a dramatic transformation on the subject of gay marriage over the last decade. The question of whether same-sex couples should be permitted to marry has worked its way...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 9:55am
    Young people navigating the murky period between adolescence and adulthood have been called “adultolescents,” “emerging adults,” and “twixters.” These so-called over-parented and under-achieving...
  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, July 1, 2013 - 7:37am
    In an age where over 50% of college graduates are women, women still struggle to reach higher levels of leadership in universities like Stanford. Furthermore, women faculty report having less voice...
  • by Christin L. Munsch on Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 7:02pm
    Over 50 faculty members, administrators,...
  • by Cara Reichard on Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 9:53am
    When Paola Gianturco was in Kenya talking to a group of women about their children, the women were not just mothers. They were grandmothers too. Gianturco came to understand that nearly all of these...
  • by Lily Bixler Clausen on Monday, April 15, 2013 - 10:20am
    What would the world look like if 50 percent of our institutions were run by women and 50 percent of our homes were run by men?
  • by Mayukh Sen on Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 9:37am
    Filming online education videos typically involves placing a camera at the back of a noisy lecture hall and taping a professor giving a fifty-minute lecture. The resulting product offers little...

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