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  • by Kate Weisshaar on Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 7:33am
    What do working parents, graduate students, and baseball fans have in common? We share a common aim to improve the fit between work or school and everything else: extracurricular activities, family...
  • by Gender News staff on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 9:15am
    Risk-taking comes in many forms—starting a business, volunteering for a difficult assignment at work, asking a special someone on a date. Risky behavior can be dangerous.
  • 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 Susan Fisk on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 2:15am
    Since the 1970s, the percentage of women musicians in orchestras has risen from 5 percent to 25 percent. What changed?  Did orchestras begin aggressively recruiting women?  Did more women...
  • by Healy Ko on Monday, April 1, 2013 - 8:20am
    Ximena Monreal* hoisted a banner that read “Congratulations New Citizens! Register to Vote Today!” It was 1996, the height of national debates over welfare and immigration reforms, and Monreal was...
  • by Christin L. Munsch on Monday, March 18, 2013 - 6:20am
    “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” We’ve all heard it. The adage contains more than a kernel of truth, particularly at a time when firms receive hundreds of applications for a single...
  • by Jessica Asperger on Friday, March 15, 2013 - 6:41am
     “I have access to amazing resources,” explains Rosie Roca, a student at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. The list of what she is learning at business school is long: from financial...
  • by Catherine Albiston and Shelley Correll on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 11:55am
     (CNN) -- The recent decision by Yahoo's chief executive to drop the company's work from home policy makes sense, doesn't it? Plenty of people believe that if you aren't in the office, you aren'...
  • by Miranda Mammen on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 1:23pm

    Influential Voices: In this series, the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is publishing profiles of our Advisory Council, women and men who have volunteered their time and energy...

  • by Lily B. Clausen on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 10:04am
    Online education in 2013 is exciting. In this era of massive open online education, it’s possible to bring world-class education to anybody with an internet connection.Stanford’s Clayman Institute...

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